A Mid-Career Dental Assistant earns an average salary of AED 88,613 per year.

AED 47,344 - AED 143,034
AED 47K
AED 89K
AED 140K
MEDIAN: AED 88,613
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Salary AED 47,344 - AED 143,034
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AED 47,344 - AED 148,378
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Currency: AED
  • Updated: 19 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 66

Job Description for Dental Assistant

A dental assistant's duties include hands-on work with dental patients, assisting the dentist, and/or performing clerical functions in a dental clinic. Depending on an individual’s certification and goals, any of these are possible job tasks. If an individual would like hands-on work in the dentist’s office, their duties may include prepping the patient for a particular operation; this particular duty would involve knowledge of the teeth and most dental procedures. The dental assistant would then assist the dentist in performing the operation, and do such things as handing the dentist the required tools and providing secondary support. This kind of job usually entails working one-on-one with the dentist, and requires good communication skills.

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Dental Assistant Tasks

  • Assist dentist during dental treatment procedures.
  • Maintain office records and supplies and schedule appointments.
  • Teach patients how to practice good oral hygiene.
  • Take and develop patient x-rays, including digital (if certified).
  • Sterilize instruments and equipment.

Dental Assistant Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AED 89,784

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %
5-9 years
88%
10-19 years
12%

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 10%