Sometimes it seems life can be going faster than a race car at the Indianapolis 500. It’s easy to feel left behind or like you’re losing touch with your future. That’s why now is the perfect time to stake your claim to the future you want and deserve. Study the enriching field of dental assisting either online or in person at a local campus. With schools located near every major metropolitan area you’re sure to find a great learning experience whether you live in Fort Wayne, Evansville or Muncie!
As an Indiana 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 Indiana:
- Average annual salary: $34,310
- Currently employed: 5,830
- Employment outlook: 36% growth
- Most popular degrees: Associate’s, Certificate
Figures courtesy of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Employment & Wages database.