Comprised of only 10,000 or so square miles of land, Massachusetts might be relatively small in size but Massachusettsans have already contributed four of America’s greatest presidents. It just goes to show you that great things truly do come out of the Bay State! Could you be next? Start your career in dental assisting today by attending school at any number of excellent campuses from Boston to Worcester or learn online! Who knows, the future of dental assisting could be in your hands!
As a Massachusetts dental assistant, you will:
- Work closely with, and under the supervision, of a dentist
- Perform a variety of patient care, office and lab duties
- Gather and sterilize instruments
- Work with patients to take dental x-rays and process film
Some career figures for dental assistant professionals in Massachusetts:
- Average annual salary: $40,150
- Currently employed: 6,690
- Employment outlook: 36% growth
- Most popular degrees: Associate’s, Certificate
Figures courtesy of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Employment & Wages database.
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