Dental Assistant Jobs in Mechanicsburg, PA

Aid dentist as required, especially in areas such as direct patient care, office duties, and preparing materials for treatments. Dental assistants are typically responsible for directly supporting dentists to ensure that procedures run smoothly. They manage equipment such as suction hoses to keep the patient’s mouth dry and workable during treatment, sterilize instruments, and develop X-rays/perform other lab tasks under dentist oversight. Additionally, they coordinate with clients to deliver information on effective hygiene techniques, schedule appointments, and arrange billing/payment. Because many of their tasks involve interaction with dentists and patients, they need to have strong interpersonal skills.

Depending on state regulations, dental assistants may perform coronal polishing to eliminate soft deposits, protect teeth from cavities with sealant or fluoride, and/or prepare patients for procedures by applying topical anesthetic. Some are also expected to prepare materials for temporary crowns and casts of teeth.

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Commonwealth of Pennsylvania - Harrisburg, PA (7 miles from Mechanicsburg, PA)
Dental Assistants work with our experienced dentists to provide basic dental services, in a compassionate and professional manner, to our inmate population....
5 days ago
East Main Dental - Mechanicsburg, PA (5 miles from Mechanicsburg, PA)
Are you passionate about dentistry and looking for a long term career? If so, we want to meet you! Our modern, well established office has a wonderful patient population and a sincere dentist who...
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7 days ago
Confidential - Harrisburg, PA (12 miles from Mechanicsburg, PA)
If not x-ray certified must be willing to test and pass the exam within 75 days....
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13 days ago
Smile Programs - Harrisburg, PA (7 miles from Mechanicsburg, PA)
Dental Assistant Job Locations US-PA-Harrisburg Company Smile Pennsylvania Job Type Part-Time Category Dental Assistant Overview One-of-a-kind experiencehellip;.....
29 days ago
Heartland Dental - Camp Hill, PA (5 miles from Mechanicsburg, PA)
The ideal Dental Assistant candidate should possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills, a superior knowledge of dentistry and dental terminology, a friendly, outgoing demeanor and excellent...
30+ days ago
Verber Dental Group - Camp Hill, PA (5 miles from Mechanicsburg, PA)
Expanded Function Dental Assistant needed for growing practice....
45+ days ago
Heartland Dental - Mechanicsburg, PA
The ideal Dental Assistant candidate should possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills, a superior knowledge of dentistry and dental terminology, a friendly, outgoing demeanor and excellent...
60+ days ago
Heartland Dental - Mechanicsburg, PA
The ideal Dental Assistant candidate should possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills, a superior knowledge of dentistry and dental terminology, a friendly, outgoing demeanor and excellent...
60+ days ago
Heartland Dental - Mechanicsburg, PA
The ideal Dental Assistant candidate should possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills, a superior knowledge of dentistry and dental terminology, a friendly, outgoing demeanor and excellent...
60+ days ago
Heartland Dental - York, PA (17 miles from Mechanicsburg, PA)
The ideal Dental Assistant candidate should possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills, a superior knowledge of dentistry and dental terminology, a friendly, outgoing demeanor and excellent...
90+ days ago

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