What Does A Dental Assistant Do?
The Dental Assistant is the allied health professional who
is responsible for the preventive aspect of dental
treatment. As part of preventive treatment, assistants
perform services such as...
Four -handed, chair side Dental Assisting in all areas of
General Dentistry, including Oral Surgery, Endodontics,
Crown & Bridge, and Cosmetic Dentistry.
Radiology, including taking and developing dental x-rays
using the latest state-of-the-art equipment.
Patient Education and how to care for the apprehensive
Sterilization procedures, operating an autoclave,
chemclave and other equipment necessary to sterilize and
clean instruments and work surfaces.
Operate and maintain darkroom equipment needed to process
Maintain the treatment rooms.
The "Tray & Tub" instrument delivery system.
Perform receptionist and front desk duties including
appointment books, billing, filing, patient record
keeping, insurance and general accounting procedures for a