What are the duties of an orthodontic assistant?

Answer An orthodontic assistant's main duty is to be available to assist the orthodontist in any way needed, including preparing for a patient, working directly with the patient, and certain medical dutie... Read More »

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Can an orthodontic assistant get an expanded duties certificate in Georgia?

Georgia only offers an expanded duty dental assistant license. Georgia does not offer licensing for regular orthodontic assistants or expanded-duty orthodontic assistants. Further education and tra... Read More »

What does an orthodontic assistant do?

Orthodontists are a type of dentist that corrects irregularities of the teeth and bite. Orthodontic assistants have a wide range of duties ranging from administrative to various aspects of patient ... Read More »

How long does it take to be an orthodontic assistant?

Educational requirements vary from state to state, but orthodontic assistants must generally complete a one- to two-year training program from an accredited college or trade school. Some employers ... Read More »

Job Description of an Orthodontic Assistant?

An orthodontic assistant is a specialized dental assistant who works with patients wearing braces and other mouth gear. This position involves assisting the orthodontist as a second pair of hands w... Read More »