Dental Assistant Registration

Curriculum profile

 

Dental assistants perform a variety of patient, office, and lab care tasks, often working outside the dentist while examining and treating patients. Create a comfortable environment for the patient, as they are prepared for treatment and increase overall efficiency in the office.

 

  • The work area is usually near the dental chair so they can place instruments, materials, and medications and deliver them to the dentist when needed.

 

  • Help with office tasks schedule and confirm appointments, receive patients, maintain treatment records, send invoices, receive payments, and order dental supplies and materials.

  • About half of dental assistants have a 35- to 40-hour.

  • workweek, which can include work on Saturdays or afternoons.

  • Dental assistants should not be confused with dental hygienists, who are licensed to perform different clinical tasks.

 

Professional benefits

 

  • Develop relationships with customers who have constant and constant visits twice a year.

  • Regular office hours

  • Several career paths

  • Opportunities

  • Individual and group practices.

  • Public Health Dentistry

  • Specialized practices

  • Selling dental products