AED 98,788
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A Dental Assistant in Abu Dhabi earns an average salary of AED 98,788 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

AED 67,735 - AED 173,625
AED 68K
AED 99K
AED 170K
MEDIAN: AED 98,788
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Salary AED 67,735 - AED 173,625
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AED 67,735 - AED 173,625
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Currency: AED
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 33

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.

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Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

National Average
AED 99,000

▼1%

▼2%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 11%