Dental Assistant Jobs in Oak Creek, WI

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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DentalOne Partners - Greenfield, WI (9 miles from Oak Creek, WI)
Four Handed Dentistry- fabricate temporary crowns....
Dental Care Alliance - New Berlin, WI (10 miles from Oak Creek, WI)
Qualifications 2 Years of Hands on Dental Assisting experience Must be a Licensed/Certified Dental Assistant...
Waukesha County Technical College - Pewaukee, WI (23 miles from Oak Creek, WI)
We are accepting applications for individuals who meet our minimum qualifications and who can provide instruction within the following areas: Dental Assistant Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities...
4 days ago
Aspen Dental - West Allis, WI (11 miles from Oak Creek, WI)
Take dental radiographs (X-rays). Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment....
4 days ago
Dental Associates Family & Specialty Care LLC - Pleasant Prairie, WI (24 miles from Oak Creek, WI)
Requirements Previous Dental Assistant experience or completion of an accredited Dental Assistant program required CDA preferred, High school diploma or equivalent required Knowledge of state dental...
5 days ago
The Dentists South Shore - Milwaukee, WI (10 miles from Oak Creek, WI)
Skills must include but are not limited to, scaling and root planing, sealants, digital X-rays, and adult and child dental prophylaxis. License to administer local anesthetic is a plus....
7 days ago
Heartland Dental - Muskego, WI (12 miles from Oak Creek, WI)
Provide superior chairside assistance (i.e., four-handed dentistry) to supported dentists during a wide variety of procedures in accordance with the state dental practice act Utilize Dentrix for patient...
11 days ago
DentalOne Partners - Greenfield, WI (9 miles from Oak Creek, WI)
Job Details Job Location : Greenfield - Greenfield, WI Position Type : Part Time Salary Range : Undisclosed Description Overview We are searching for an enthusiastic Orthodontic Dental Assistant that...
12 days ago
Aspen Dental - Kenosha, WI (18 miles from Oak Creek, WI)
Take dental radiographs (X-rays). Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment....
13 days ago
Aspen Dental - Oak Creek, WI
Take dental radiographs (X-rays). Manage infection control - prepare and sterilize instruments and equipment....
13 days ago
Dental Associates - Franklin, WI (6 miles from Oak Creek, WI)
Requirements Previous Dental Assistant experience or completion of an accredited Dental Assistant program required CDA preferred, High school diploma or equivalent required Knowledge of state dental...
14 days ago
Dental Associates - Waukesha, WI (19 miles from Oak Creek, WI)
Requirements Previous Dental Assistant experience or completion of an accredited Dental Assistant program required CDA preferred, High school diploma or equivalent required Knowledge of state dental...
14 days ago
Waukesha, WI (19 miles from Oak Creek, WI)
Hiring: experienced orthodontic assistant Hours: full-time Pay: $24-$29/hour To apply: submit resume
14 days ago
Thiensville, WI (23 miles from Oak Creek, WI)
Dental Assistant As one of the largest and most recognized providers of healthcare professionals Medical Staffing Network has the flexible Dental Assistant opportunities you want and the pay and benefits...
15 days ago
Thiensville, WI (23 miles from Oak Creek, WI)
Dental Assistant As one of the largest and most recognized providers of healthcare professionals Medical Staffing Network has the flexible Dental Assistant opportunities you want and the pay and benefits...
15 days ago

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Salary for Dental Assistant Jobs in Oak Creek, WI

This is the average annual salary for Dental Assistant jobs in Oak Creek, WI as reported by the BLS.

$37,073

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Highest Education Level

Dental Assistants in Oak Creek, WI 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 Oak Creek, WI
  • Less than 1 year (60.4%)
  • 1-2 years (28.4%)
  • None (11.2%)

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