It’s not just the politicians from Wasilla who need to maintain their pearly whites in The Great White North. Earn your dental assisting degree in Alaska at any number of reputable schools from Juneau to Anchorage or learn online! Hone your skills with hands-on experience and pursue a career that will really have you smiling from ear to ear!
As an Alaskan 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 Alaska:
- Average annual salary: $42,020
- Currently employed: 1,140
- 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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