Quick Facts: Dental Assistants in Florida
Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016
Thea Scott, CDA Emeritus
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Susan Rexroat, CDA, MA
Judy Anoff, CDA
Leslie Fehl, CDA, BS
Kimberly Bland, CDA, M.Ed. President
Shari Watkins, CDA
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.
State Affiliate of the American Dental Assistants Association
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.
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)
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.
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