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Dental Assisting Careers

Dental Assistants are in high demand. Graduates are hired in private dental practices and corporate dental practices, as well as specialty dental practices such as oral surgery, orthodontics, pediodontics, endodontics, and periodontics. Dental Assistants earn excellent pay and benefits. Graduates from COCC's Dental Assisting program find employment as a clinical dental assistants, dental office receptionists, dental front office staff, dental office managers, dental insurance staff, dental supply company representatives or dental educators.

*Data provided by EMSI, Economic Modeling Specialists International. Salary ranges will vary by region, education, and experience.