Dental Assistants are in High 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!

Dental Assistants who hold DANB CDA certification earn more than non-certified assistants. DANB Certified $20.46 vs Non-DANB $17.76

National Trends Employment Percent Change Job Openings
Year 2014 2024    
Dental assistants 318,800 377,400 18% 13,750
State Trends Employment Percent
Change
Job Openings
Year 2014 2024    
Dental assistants 9,190 9,590 +4% 270

Source: http://www.careerinfonet.org

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