Dental Assistant Jobs in Pennsylvania

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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East Main Dental - 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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10 hours ago
Dental Care Alliance Llc - Thorndale, PA
Dental Assistant (Part-time)Job Locations US-PA-ThorndaleJob ID 2020-9325# of Openings 1Type Full-TimeCategory Dental Assistant Overview Gentle Dental is currently hiring a part-time Dental Assistant...
1 day ago
Heartland Dental - Pittsburgh, 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...
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Endodontics Limited - Philadelphia, PA
Full Time Endodontic Assistant Three locations (Northeast Phila/Langhorne/Hatboro) We offer an exceptional full time opportunity for an energetic and self-motivated person to join our team as an...
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10 hours ago
University of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, PA
Must be CPR and X-Ray certified, as well as trained and certified to provide chairside assistance for orthodontics residents and faculty. EFDA or CDA certification preferred....
1 day ago
Pittsburgh Oral Surgery - Pittsburgh, PA
We have a full or part time dental assistant position available in our Pittsburgh area Oral Surgery practice....
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4 days ago Pittsburgh Oral Surgery
DentalOne Partners - Pittsburgh, PA
The Dental Assistant has direct responsibility for the patients excellent experience while "in the chair," and patient retention overall....
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5 days ago DentalOne Partners
360care - Pittsburgh, PA
Medical / Dental Assistant experience preferred. Must have own reliable transportation, good driving record and car insurance....
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6 days ago
Confidential - Harrisburg, PA
If not x-ray certified must be willing to test and pass the exam within 75 days....
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6 days ago
The City of Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA
Announcement Details Exam Announcement Details Exam Title Expanded Function Dental Assistant (General) Exam Number 4E15-20200323-OC-01 Salary $42,997 - $47,121 per year....
8 days ago
Education Affiliates - Essington, PA
Associate's Degree Preferred Current EFDA and Radiology Certification Required Must obtain CDA Certification within 90 days of hire At least three of experience in the field of Expanded Functions Dental...
9 days ago
Joan Werleman Dds Pc - Hanover, PA
Job Information Joan Werleman DDS PC Expanded Functions Dental Assistant in Hanover , Pennsylvania e're Not Typical...and We're Proud Of It!...
9 days ago
Philadelphia, PA
compensation: upon request employment type: employee's choice internship Seeking Part-time and Full-time: - EXPERIENCED Dental Assistant : 1 or more years of experience preferred but not necessary....
9 days ago
Milton Hershey School - Hershey, PA
Milton Hershey School is currently seeking a Part-Time Dental/Orthodontic Assistant for its growing campus. This position assists the dentist with all procedures, maximizing the delivery of...
9 days ago
Justin Flood DMD - Skippack, PA
Friendly General Dental office concentrating in cosmetics and implant dentistry seeking X-Ray certified dental assistant. Experience is preferred....
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10 days ago

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