What to expect as a dental assisting student?
I just got into my dental assisting program, I just want to know what I can expect. -How much blood will i have to deal with? is it bad? -Whats the worst part of the job? i.e. deal with kids, blood, extractions, etc.. -Are some dentist hard to work with? -Entry level pay? (I'm in idaho) any other things I should prepare myself for? Stuff I might not expect?
Asked By: - 3/26/2012
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The state average for dental assistants working in Idaho in May 2009 was a mean $29,020 per year or $13.95 hourly as listed in the Occupational Employment Statistics. Boise dental assistants proved to be in a more profitable position, averaging $31,160 per year or $14.98 an hour in 2009, 7.4 percent more than the Idaho... More
Answered By: Almost Marathe - 3/26/2012
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Sam; I agree whole heartedly with Almost Marathe. She gave very sound advice. I have been in the field +33 years and don't have much to add. Good luck to you in the future of your career!
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