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Perform limited clinical duties under the direction of a dentist. Clinical duties may include equipment preparation and sterilization, preparing patients for treatment, assisting the dentist during treatment, and providing patients with instructions for oral healthcare procedures. May perform administrative duties such as scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes.
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|Annual Openings 545|
|Total Employed 2,510|
|Projected Growth 2.4%|
|* Projected through 2030|
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Certificates & degrees in Idaho for Dental Assistants 2020-2021
The data shown below displays information about how many individuals earned different degrees from each of Idaho’s eight public institutions.
Certificate 1 = Cert1
Certificate 2 = Cert2
Associate = Assc
Bachelor's = Bach
Master's = Master
Doctorate or professional = PhD
Page sources: Bureau of Labor Statistics; Idaho Department of Labor; O*Net; Career Information System; America's Job Link Alliance; and Educational Analytics System of Idaho the State Longitudinal Data System
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