The average hourly pay for a Dental Nurse is $14.79.
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$21 - $12,353
$16,714 - $76,635
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Job Description for Dental Nurse
Dental nurses, also known as dental hygienists in the United States, perform a wide variety of tasks in dental offices. They are responsible for cleaning teeth, looking for signs of oral disease in patients, and providing education and preventative care. Specific tasks performed by dental nurses include сlеаning stаіns and plaque buildup on teeth, сlеаning undеr аnd аrоund the gums, sеаrсhing fоr іndісаtоrs оf оrаl disease such as swеllіng, and applying dental prophylaxis, sealants and topical f…Read more
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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Nurse
An entry-level Dental Nurse with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.00 based on 6 salaries. An early career Dental Nurse with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.00 based on 25 salaries. A mid-career Dental Nurse with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.00 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Dental Nurse with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.00 based on 10 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $33.
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