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Dental Assistant

Updated: Mar 6

By Gladys Nieves MA BS CDA

Employment Outlook for Dental Assistants

According to the Bureau of Labor,

“Employment of dental assistants is projected to grow 11 percent from 2020 to 2030, faster than the average for all occupations.

About 44,000 openings for dental assistants are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.”

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