Dental Assistant Jobs in West Mifflin, 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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Veterans Health Administration - Aspinwall, PA (9 miles from West Mifflin, PA)
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 12/23/2021. Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees...
15 hours ago
North American Dental Group - Bethel Park, PA (7 miles from West Mifflin, PA)
Overview Complete Dental Care - Bethel Park, PA Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Open Up to A Whole New Dental Experience Imagine working in a place which delivers best in class patient care and...
15 hours ago
Aspen Dental - Monroeville, PA (7 miles from West Mifflin, PA)
Take dental radiographs (X-rays). Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment....
3 days ago
Canonsburg, PA (15 miles from West Mifflin, PA)
We are looking for a Full OR Part-time Dental Assistant. We are offering the highest salary in the area based on experience. We are open Monday- Thursday, no weekends....
4 days ago
Washington Family Dental Care - Washington, PA (23 miles from West Mifflin, PA)
and other diagnostic assessments (iTero 3D scanner, digital photography, etc.)Provide superior chairside assistance (i.e., four-handed dentistry) to supported dentists during a wide variety of procedures...
6 days ago
ADP-Chestnut Hills Dental McCandless Covenant - Pittsburgh, PA
dentistry, dental hygiene procedures, dental patient screening and medical history documentationCPR CertificationPreferred Experience Experience using Velscope, Diagnodent, digital scanner, digital x-rays...
7 days ago
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Pittsburgh, PA
Recruiters are looking for Dental Assistants at the HiringPittsburgh Virtual Hiring Fair Thursday June 17th | 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Ready for a change?...
13 days ago
Pittsburgh, PA
Dentrix knowledge is a plus. REQUIREMENTS: EFDA- Pa EFDA License & PA x-ray certification. Dental Assistants- Experience & PA x-ray certification is a plus....
14 days ago
Aspen Dental - Belle Vernon, PA (14 miles from West Mifflin, PA)
Take dental radiographs (X-rays). Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment....
14 days ago
North American Dental Group - Pittsburgh, PA
EFDA $2000 Sign-on Bonus Job Locations US-PA-Pittsburgh Posted Date 4 days ago (11/15/2021 11:56 PM) Job ID 2021-11207 # of Openings 1 Category Dental Assistant Overview Expanded Functions Dental Assistant...
16 days ago
North American Dental Group - Pittsburgh, PA
Overview Expanded Functions Dental Assistant ($2000 Sign-on Bonus) Open Up to A Whole New Dental Experience Imagine working in a place which delivers best in class patient care and focuses on putting...
21 days ago
North American Dental Group - Pittsburgh, PA
Dental Assistant (Part-time) Job Locations US-PA-Pittsburgh Posted Date 1 day ago (11/11/2021 9:06 PM) Job ID 2021-11181 # of Openings 1 Category Dental Assistant Overview Dental Assistant (Part-time...
23 days ago
Highmark Inc. - Pittsburgh, PA
QUALIFICATIONS Minimum X-ray certified required. Preferred Graduate of a certified dental assistant program preferred. 1 year experience in a dental practice/hospital setting preferred....
23 days ago
American Dental Partners, Inc. - North Huntingdon, PA (9 miles from West Mifflin, PA)
Required Skills & Experience One year certified dental assistant program; or Six months on-the-job experience; or High school diploma and demonstrated ability to assume dental assistant responsibilities...
24 days ago
American Dental Partners, Inc. - Pittsburgh, PA
Required Skills & Experience One year certified dental assistant program; or Six months on-the-job experience; or High school diploma and demonstrated ability to assume dental assistant responsibilities...
24 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in West Mifflin, PA

This is the average annual salary for Dental Assistant jobs in West Mifflin, PA as reported by the BLS.

$35,657

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in West Mifflin, PA offer the following education background
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (29.3%)
  • High School or GED (26.7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.7%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.2%)
  • Some College (3.2%)
  • Master's Degree (2.2%)
  • Some High School (1.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Dental Assistants in West Mifflin, PA
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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