Dental Assistant Career Path

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Being a Dental Assistant is a great career, with good compensation and job satisfaction. Another great thing about being a Dental Assistant is the opportunity for growth.

With experience and extra education, Dental Assistants could progressively grow and advance into any one of these careers;

  • Certified Dental Assistant
  • Expanded Function Dental Assistant (EFDA)
  • Dental Assistant Instructor
  • Dental Office Business Team Administrator
  • Dental Sales Representative
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Dental Consultant
  • Dentist

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As Dental Assistants transition into upper-level roles such as Registered Dental Hygienist, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Registered Dental Hygienists earn $67K on average per year. Becoming a Registered Dental Assistant or a Certified Dental Assistant is often the next step for a Dental Assistant.