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Dental Assistant - Training and Careers

Join one of the fastest growing occupations as a Dental Assistant
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Dental Assisting will be one of the
fastest growing occupations through the year 2012.  With the growth of both
population and the number of dentists, numerous opportunities are available
for Dental Assistants. Many of these positions pay from anywhere from $13 to
$20 per hour offering graduates a secure and financially rewarding future.

Generally, curriculums for Dental Assistants teach techniques in cosmetic and
restorative dentistry applications.  The Dental Assistant Program will give you
the skills to manage the dental office, schedule appointments and update
patient records. Study normally includes:

-  Dental terminology and anatomy
-  Radiology and pharmacology
-  Preventive dentistry and nutrition
-  Disease transmission and pathology
-  Dental emergencies
-  Business administration for the Dental Assistant

Some of the Dental Assisting schools provide graduates with internships and
job placement assistance. Other schools also offer continuing education
classes and affordable financing to those who qualify.

Graduation from a Dental Assisting institution can prepare you for a rewarding
career in the Dental profession.

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