Summary Dental Assistant in the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Region
Find key facts and figures about working as a dental assistant. The following information is applicable to all Dental assistants (NOC 3411).
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.
High school or specific training
High school diploma or occupation-specific training usually required
Median wage in Québec
The job prospects are fair in the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Region
advertised in Québec
- Fabricate and place temporary crowns and restorations
- Take preliminary impressions for diagnostic casts
- Invoice patients for dental services
- Record dental procedures performed on patients
- Take and develop X-rays
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