Summary Dental Assistant near Toronto (ON)

Find key facts and figures about working as a dental assistant. The following information is applicable to all Dental assistants (NOC 3411).

Description

Dental assistants assist dentists, dental hygienists and dental therapists during the examination and treatment of patients and perform clerical functions. They work in dentists offices, community health centres, clinics and in educational institutions.

Skills

  • Prepare patients for dental examinations
  • Prepare dental instruments and filling materials
  • Sterilize and maintain instruments and equipment
  • Educate patients concerning oral hygiene
  • Polish teeth and clinical crowns and apply fluoride and sealant

Wages

$21.43/hour

Median wage in Toronto Region

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Outlook

Fair

The job outlook is fair in Toronto Region

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Requirements

High school or specific training

High school diploma or occupation-specific training usually required

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Jobs

16 jobs

advertised near Toronto (ON)

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