The first factor is Location and it all goes back to SUPPLY AND DEMAND. An area that is heavily saturated with Dental Assistants will offer lower wages due to the fact that the office can acquire an assistant very easily. Areas in need of Dental Assistants will pay more in order to get you to work in their office, versus the office down the street.
Another factor is the place of employment, specifically, a Dental Specialty. Specialists are able to charge more for their time and work and are thus more willing to pay a higher wage to his staff. Specialists usually perform Dentistry in a concentrated area of procedures and become experts at it. They are expected to be the best of the best and expect their assistants to fit the bill as well. You will have to become an expert assistant in the procedures that your dentist performs, in order to expect an excellent wage.
Practical Dental Assisting of Utah is located in Lindon, Utah. We train and educate Dental Assistants and Dental Office Administrators within 12 weeks and certify each student in CPR and Radiology with the State of Utah. Our instructors help each student to find an internship while they are in school and offer assistance in finding a job upon completion of the course. Check out our website for more information, or to request an appointment to tour our school.
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