According to an article from DentistryIQ.com, employment trends in the dental industry, across all dental fields, is expected to grow faster than the average growth in other occupations. In fact, employment for dentists and dental assistants is projected to grow 18 percent from 2014 to 2024!
Part of this growth is due to the generation shift in the dental industry. Older dentists, who may resist hiring dental assistants for their practices, are being replaced by younger graduates who are happy to have the help.
What does this mean for students graduating high school over the next few years? It means that becoming a dental assistant has never been a more attractive career path than now! With this projected growth, beginning dental assistant school now means you will likely have job security in the field for years to come!
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