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How Much Does a Dental Assistant Make?

Posted by on Jul 24, 2014 in Dental Assisting

How Much Does a Dental Assistant Make?

Dental Assisting | Centura College

You may have grown tired of your hourly retail job. You may have thought that flipping burgers at the amusement park was something that could have lasted forever. However the time comes when you have to look at your career choices and see what is and what is not working. One of the careers many people are misinformed about is a dental assistant. Dental assistants are always going to be in demand and the starting wages for a dental assistant can be pretty tempting. Let’s look at the question and see just how much a dental assistant makes.

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Norfolk Dental Assisting Student Recognized

Posted by on Aug 8, 2013 in Dental Assisting

Centura College – Norfolk Dental Assisting Student Recognized with Achievement Award

Norfolk Dental Assisting Student of the year | Centura College

Urara Pierrelouis – ECC Student of the Year

It takes dedication and a strong passion for dentistry, to overcome the obstacles that one Norfolk Dental Assisting student has.  A native of Japan, Urara Pierrelouis came to the United States six months before she enrolled into the Dental Assistant Program at Centura College in Norfolk, VA.  Her goal was simple, to be able to provide for her three children.

Urara attended every class and always stayed behind to practice skills labs.  Undoubtedly attentive, she took lots of notes.  This Norfolk dental assisting student not only studied her assignments, but actually translated all of the information from English to Japanese.  Her textbook was littered with ‘Post-it-Notes’ that had all the translations.  She excelled at her externship site and went on to graduate maintaining a 4.0 grade point average. …Read More Here