Dental Assistant Training in Hawaii

Career prospects in Dental Assisting are promising nationwide, with strong growth expected in both professions. [Seguir leyendo en español]

Growth in Hawaii is anticipated by the Department of Labor to be a little slower than the national average, with dental assisting job numbers expected to increase in the 10 years to 2022 by 5.7%.

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Requirements

In Hawaii, the responsibility for ensuring dental assistants are adequately trained rests with the supervising licensed dentist. Supervising dentists are obliged to ensure that their assistants are trained in sterilization and disinfection procedures, ethics, record keeping and patient confidentiality and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

Training must be provided by an organization approved by the Hawaii Board of Dental Examiners, and meet OSHA and Hawaii Occupational Safety and Health, CDC and ADA prevention standards.

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Salaries in Hawaii

Dental Assistant Salaries in Hawaii

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Dental Assistants in the state of Hawaii earned an average of $36,280 annually or $17.44 per hour in 2016.

AreaTotal EmployedMean Hourly WageMean Annual Salary
Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI170$18.03$37,510
Urban Honolulu, HI1,190$17.90$37,220
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