What does a dental assistant do?
Dental assistants help with health care tasks such as taking dental x-rays, working one-on-one with and caring for patients, filing records, setting up exam rooms, sterilizing and disinfecting equipment, setting up instrument trays, informing patients about dental hygiene routines, and appointment scheduling.
What do I need to get a dental assistant job?
This program provides the knowledge and skill needed to work in a dental office as an entry-level dental assistant, receptionist, front office assistant or back office assistant.
What is the median salary of a dental assistant?
- $40,430 per year
Where can I go from here?
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