One of the things Maine is famous for is its ports and ship-building. So why not plot a course for a successful future in dental assisting and set sail today! Below you’ll find a list of schools from all across the state that are accredited and eager to accept new students. It doesn’t matter if you live in Bangor, Portland, Derry or Augusta you’re sure to find one near you. If not, there are always several excellent online options to consider. So why wait? Set sail, cast your net and pull in your exciting and promising future today!
As a Maine 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 Maine:
- Average annual salary: $35,670
- Currently employed: 890
- Employment outlook: 36% growth
- Most popular degrees: Associate’s, Certificate
Figures courtesy of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Employment & Wages database.