Become enchanted with your career in dental assisting by attending any number of quality New Mexico dental assisting schools. No matter what part of the Land of Enchantment you live in, be it Albuquerque or Santa Fe, you’re sure to find a school that fits your needs. A traditional classroom setting not working for you? Learn online from home! See the list of schools below and start your career today!
As a New Mexico 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 Mexico:
- Average annual salary: $31,270
- Currently employed: 2,060
- Employment outlook: 36% growth
- Most popular degrees: Associate’s, Certificate
Figures courtesy of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Employment & Wages database.