Is a Dental Assistant the Best Job in Healthcare?

US NewsIs a Dental Assistant really the best job in healthcare? According to U.S. News & World Report – it’s among the best!

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there should be more than 74,000 new openings for dental assistants up to the year 2022. That amounts to nearly 24.5 percent employment growth, which is much faster than the average for all professions. To read the entire article click here. “The responsibilities of dental assistants are expanding, partially to facilitate more people getting access to care in this country when they can’t afford to visit a dentist,” says Claudia Pohl, former President of the American Dental Assistant Association. Pohl also says when hiring a dental assistant she’d “look for someone with education and the licensure that’s appropriate for their state.”

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