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Dental Assisting

 

Did you know Dental Assistants are in demand?

What Dental Assistants do: Dental Assistants work closely with, and under the supervision of a Dentist. They assist in a variety of patient and postoperative oral health care, prepare instruments, complete office and laboratory duties. Short term training available NOW at Mott Community College! Get trained and get a career!

Salary Outlook!
Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) has released the 2014 DANB Certificate Salary Survey

  • 75% of respondents work full time, with a median salary of $19.00/hr.
  • 82% work in private practice, and 67% work in general Dentistry
  • DANB Certified Assistants report a median length of employment as a dental assistant of 16 years
  • Michigan's average salary for a Dental Assistant is listed as $20.00/hr. with credentials and experience
National Trends Employment Percent
Change
Job Openings
United States 2006 2016    
Dental assistants 279,800 361,500 + 29 % 13,030

State Trends

Employment
Percent
Change
Job Openings
Michigan 2004 2014    

Dental assistants

10,000 12,4700 + 25 % 530

Source: http://www.careerinfonet.org

Need Further Information?

 Career Resource Center, PCC 2050, (810) 762-0250

 

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May 10, 2017
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