Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for an X-Ray Certified Dental Assistant is $18.50
What Do X-Ray Certified Dental Assistants Do?
X-ray certified dental assistants work under dentists' supervision and perform x-rays which help dentists detect cavities and determine the health, structure, and growth of the teeth and jaws. Often, these assistants also provide chair-side assistance to dentists, such as operating devices like water sprays, suction devices, and retractors.
Prior to appointments, dental assistants will have mixed compounds and prepared a tray of tools that will be needed. They must also make sure that their …Read more