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How to Become a Dental Assistant in Utah

Dental Assisting Job Titles

  • Dental Assistant

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

Radiography Requirements

  • Take a CODA dental assisting program
  • Passing score on national DANB radiation health and safety exam or an exam ruled to be equivalent

Dental Assistant Salary in Utah

Lowest Salary $20,580
Median Salary $26,930
Highest Salary $36,020
Average Salary $27,460

Dental Assistant Salary in Major Cities

Salt Lake City, UT
Lowest Salary $21,120
Median Salary $27,560
Highest Salary $36,230
Average Salary $27,920

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

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