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Dental Assistant

Kaiāwhina Mahi Niho

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Dental assistants help dentists with patient care and running dental practices.

Pay

New dental assistants usually earn

$17-$19 per hour

Experienced dental assistants usually earn

$19-$26 per hour

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a dental assistant are good due to high turnover.
A dental assistant stretches the mouth of a patient using a tool so that a dentist can get inside the patient's mouth.

Dental assistants help support dentists to care for people's teeth.

Last updated 27 November 2018