Dental Assistant Salary Overview

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Dental assistants

are projected to be one of the fastest growing careers, with a 38% increase projected through 2018 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Population growth, a greater percentage of elderly with natural teeth, and increasing emphasis on dental health will keep demand for dental assistants high. Dental assistants perform a wide variety of administrative and laboratory functions supporting a dental practice, with responsibilities varying widely by practice and experience level.