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Welcome to the dental therapist page on Cherry Health! Discover salary insights and job opportunities tailored to your unique skill set. Cherry Health doesn't just aid in your search for dental therapist positions; it also provides valuable networking avenues within the healthcare industry.

Connect with peers, stay informed about industry trends, and pursue your professional goals as a dental therapist with Cherry Health.

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Dental therapist salary overview 

As of recent data, the salary of dental therapists in Canada can range between $60,000 to $90,000 per year or a average of $44 an hour. The salary of dental therapists in Alberta are slightly above the national average, ranging between $65,000 to $98,000 per year or $56 per hour. In Ontario, dental therapist salaries are also generally above the national average, with salaries ranging from $70,000 to $100,000 per year or $42 an hour. 

How to become a dental therapist in Canada

Starting on a career as a dental therapist begins with enrolling in an accredited dental therapy program at a reputable college or university, where students are immersed in two to three years of intensive training covering dental therapy techniques, oral health assessment, and preventive care. The journey includes crucial clinical training in a dental clinic or healthcare setting, providing hands-on experience that is indispensable for honing the practical skills necessary for a successful career in dental therapy. Finally, securing licensure from the appropriate regulatory body by demonstrating educational achievements and clinical competencies, and passing any requisite exams, marks the final step, granting eligibility to practice as a dental therapist in Canada. The Maritimes The Northwest Territories have an average of $53 per hour or annually $53,500 to $89,000.

Connect with other dental therapist within the Cherry Health network

With the Cherry Health platform, dental therapists have the opportunity to connect with others in the industry. Attend networking events and virtual meetups, message employers and future colleagues and stay updated on the latest in the industry. Create your free account today to broaden your professional networks and enhance your career in the healthcare sector. Start connecting now.

Frequently Asked Questions

What does a dental therapist do?

Dental therapists are oral healthcare professionals who provide a range of preventive and restorative dental services. They assess oral health, educate patients on oral hygiene, perform dental cleanings, administer preventive treatments, and conduct restorative procedures. Dental therapists collaborate with dentists and other healthcare professionals to ensure comprehensive patient care and promote oral health.

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