Dental Assistant & Expanded Function Dental Assistant

Job Outlook in Vermont
High Demand

What you might do
Dental Assistants help dentists take care of patients’ teeth and gums.  They get patients ready for treatment, take care of equipment, and keep records.

Where you might work
Dental office or clinic.

Related Links
My Next Move: Dental Assistants
O*Net Online: Dental Assistants
Occupational Outlook Handbook: Dental Assistants
American Dental Assistants Association
National Dental Assistant Association

Education Required
Most Dental Assistants hold a non-degree certificate.  Career advancement is possible with further training.

Where to Study

For more information, contact your regional AHEC:

Northern Vermont AHEC

Southern Vermont AHEC