Quick Facts: Dental Assistants in Florida
Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018
(From the Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Judy Anoff, CDA
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Our members are from all aspects of dental assisting: clinical chairside, practice administrators, laboratory assistants, steri-technicians, dental assistant educators and students, and dental sales and support industries.
The Florida Dental Assistants Association, a state affiliate of the American Dental Assistants Association, is the professional organization representing all dental assistants in the state of Florida.
To promote the dental assisting profession in matters of education, legislation, credentialing and professional involvement which will enhance the delivery of quality oral healthcare to the public.
Request to be added to our interactive Closed Facebook Group for networking with other dental assistants in the state and posting/searching dental assisting jobs in Florida shared by the group.
Leslie Fehl, CDA, BS President
Shari Watkins, CDA
Employment Outlook: Employment of dental assistants is projected to grow 18 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations. Ongoing research linking oral health and general health will likely continue to increase the demand for preventive dental services. (U.S. Dept. of Labor)
Susan Rexroat, CDA, MA
Kimberly Bland, CDA, M.Ed.
Immediate Past President & Recording Secretary
Dina Friederich, CDA
State Director at Large
State Affiliate of the American Dental Assistants Association