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what do you think about dental assistant?

I mean is the money actually descent? and im thinking about attending this 10 week school that they have for it.... whats your opinion?

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Asked by stephany21 at 4:22 PM on Feb. 10, 2009 in Money & Work

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  • 10 weeks and then you are an dental assistant? wow, that sounds like a piece of cake. i would do it :)

    where i come from you have to go to training school for at least 3 years to become an dental assistant.

    Answer by m.robertson811 at 4:27 PM on Feb. 10, 2009

  • Go 4 it.

    Answer by KARRIEMARIE at 4:28 PM on Feb. 10, 2009

  • Dental Hygienist make more. It is more school but way better pay. Maybe you could become an assistant and then go to school for the hygienist.


    Answer by GrnEyedGrandma at 4:37 PM on Feb. 10, 2009

  • I am a dental assistant- I went to a dental school for a year then took my dental assisting certification.. I make $15..... not that great. I have been doing it for a year now. started out at $13.. I would go for hygiene if you can find a school that you can get into.. I have been trying to get into hygiene- it is harder that getting into nursing!! I love my job though but the pay SUCKS for all that you have to do...

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:41 PM on Feb. 10, 2009

  • shoot wish i made 15 bucks an hour beats 10!

    Answer by MarGeee at 8:12 PM on Feb. 10, 2009

  • I was a dental assistant for 15 years, the pay sucks and you do all the work the dentist does not! If you want to make GREAT money go to massage therapy school I did that for a year and half and now I have an elite clientele and work as an advertising director!


    Answer by lapcounter at 8:51 PM on Feb. 10, 2009

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