Dental Assisting

Help others have a healthy smile! You can learn to assist dentists with equipment set-up and sterilization, the taking of vital signs, record keeping and much more.


Median Hourly Earnings

Dental Assistant
379 Annual Job Openings projected through 2022
All wage and employment data is specific to the region and
taken from EMSI June 2019. Your starting salary may vary.

Dental assistants help prepare patients for their examinations, assist the dentist during dental procedures and make sure a dentist's office runs smoothly. Whether assisting with x-rays, dental lab work or instructing patients on proper dental hygiene, the dental assistant is important to successful dentistry.

There are several requirements for those interested in registering for dental assisting courses, including a drug screen, background check and a meeting with the CEWD allied health director.


Career Starters Scholarship

Wor-Wic offers Career Starters Scholarships to assist low-income students with tuition and fees in fields that lead to careers. To find out more about how a career starters scholarship can help pay for your education in dental assisting, visit our Financial Assistance page.

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