If there’s one thing about living in the City that Never Sleeps is that you’ve always got to look your best and that includes having a winning smile. But you don’t have to live in Manhattan to value a healthy pair of chompers. Dental assistants can be found all over NY from Long Island to Brooklyn or Albany. Start your career today by choosing from any number of excellent accredited schools. Learn in person or online, the choice is yours but don’t miss out!
As a New York 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 New York:
- Average annual salary: $33,990
- Currently employed: 16,160
- Employment outlook: 29% 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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College of Westchester
Since 1915, The College of Westchester (CW) has focused on the career success of its students. CW’s academic programs are carefully designed to provide the skills and competencies most desired by employers. Our campus environment is highly personal and our culture centers on service to students. CW faculty is selected based on experience, credentials and a caring attitude to bring real world knowledge to the classroom. The College’s technologies and web-enhanced learning tools give students anywhere, anytime connectivity to courses, professors, classmates and services. The College of Westchester offers an exceptional experience that can lead to a lifetime of achievement and success.