What's the job description for a dental assistant?

Answer The purpose of dental assisting is to perform routine tasks that require only minimal dental training in order to free a dentist to focus only on patient care. Professionals in the field are typica... Read More »

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Orthodontic Dental Assistant Job Description?

Orthodontic dental assistants work in a dental office where they assist patients receiving orthodontic dental work. This position prepares materials and equipment for the orthodontist, and also man... Read More »

Whats the fastest way to succesfully become a dental assistant?

I've never taken an online class, so I'm not sure. But I do hear that online classes require more work because you have to learn a lot of stuff on your own, plus I think you'll get more out of a c... Read More »

Dental assistant stabbed with a used dental tool, worried.?

Judging from your writing, you don't really sound like a dental assistant, but nevertheless if you are injured with a contaminated instrument you need to follow these steps.You need to file an inci... Read More »

What is the difference between a dental assistant&a dental hygienist?

Dental assistants are often confused with dental hygienists, but they perform two completely different sets of tasks. Both are vital members of the dental health care team and work under the direct... Read More »