Dental Assistant

L’assistante dentaire assiste le dentiste à chaque étape de soin du patient. Elle est la seconde main qui assiste le dentiste dès que nécessaire afin de garantir les meilleurs soins possibles pour le patient.

Employment outlook

Excellent
Employment opportunities are excellent in Nova-Scotia

Prerequisits

Etre diplomé du secondaire

Biologie - Grade 12

Vérification des antécédents judiciaires

Vérification des informations de police

Vaccins à jour

Cours de premier secours

Etre diplomé du secondaire

Vérification des antécédents judiciaires

Vérification des informations de police

Vaccins à jour

Entretien

Daily tasks

  • Accueillir et installer le client
  • Préparer les outils pour le dentiste
  • Préparer le patient et réaliser certains soins simples
  • Réaliser les radiographies nécessaires
  • Assister le dentiste lors de soins plus compliqués afin de garantir le bien-être du patient

Required skills

  • Be able to react quickly and effectively in an emergency
  • Enjoy working with the public
  • Have excellent dexterity
  • Love physical work and handling of instruments
  • Love teamwork and interdisciplinary

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Salary

$21,00 / hour *

Annual salary at 40h per week: $43 680

Min hourly rate: $18,25 / h ($37 960)

Max hourly rate: $25,00 / h ($52 000)

* Median rate according to Statistics Canada

Work locations

  • Hospital center
  • Private clinic

Available scholarships in Nova Scotia

Type of diploma obtained

Professional certificate

Years of study: 1

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