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How to Become a Dental Assistant in Connecticut

Dental Assisting Job Titles

  • Dental Assistant

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

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

Radiography Requirements

  • Pass the National DANB Radiation Health and Safety (RHS) exam
  • State radiology certifications are NOT recognized

Dental Assistant Salary in Connecticut

Lowest Salary $30,970
Median Salary $41,010
Highest Salary $53,460
Average Salary $40,680

Dental Assistant Salary in Major Cities

Hartford, CT
Lowest Salary $32,310
Median Salary $42,420
Highest Salary $53,620
Average Salary $42,060

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

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