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How to Become a Dental Assistant in Alabama

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Dental Assistant

Education, Certification, & Training Required For Basic Supportive Dental Procedures
Title:Dental Assistant
None. Dental assistants in Alabama can perform basic supportive dental procedures under the supervision of a licensed dentist.

Expanded Duties Dental Assisting Requirements
The state of Alabama doesn’t recognize Expanded Duties Dental Assistant (EDDA) designations.

Radiography Requirements
Alabama does not currently have any radiography requirements. Any dental assistant can perform x-rays and operate radiography equipment.

 

Dental Assistant Salary in Alabama

Lowest Salary $19,800
Median Salary $30,240
Highest Salary $37,900
Average Salary $29,550

 

Dental Assistant Salary in Major Cities

Mobile, AL
Lowest Salary $21,630
Median Salary $29,230
Highest Salary $36,530
Average Salary $28,980

Birmingham, AL
Lowest Salary $21,860
Median Salary $32,450
Highest Salary $37,380
Average Salary $30,760

* Figures based on 2012 data courtesy of the US Bureau of Labor Statistics

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