According to Men’s Health magazine, Tulsa has the third worst teeth in the entire country. Ouch! So why not join the fray and help fight the good fight? Bring bright winning smiles back to the Sooner State by becoming a dental assistant today! You’re sure to find a class room that fits your needs whether you live in Oklahoma City, Tulsa or just about anywhere across the great state of Oklahoma. Plus with convenient online learning options there’s really no reason not to start pursuing your dream of becoming a dental assistant today!
As an Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma:
- Average annual salary: $29,800
- Currently employed: 3,680
- Employment outlook: 36% growth
- Most popular degrees: Associate’s, Certificate
Figures courtesy of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Employment & Wages database.