A dental assistant plays a vital role before, during, and after oral surgery. As a dental assistant, you will be responsible for helping to monitor patients and assisting the surgeon while in surgery. The following is some information about what the exact role is that you will have as a qualified dental assistant. The Dental [...]
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The Dental Assisting National Board has developed a list of core skills that a qualified, licensed dental assistant should be able to complete with confidence. Although the requirement for all dental assistants has not been uniformly adopted by the dental board of every state, the mission is to move toward an eventual standard of excellence [...]
Before you can really decide whether or not you want to become a dental assistant, you first need to make sure you are aware of their varying duties on the job. Dental assistants do just what the name implies, assisting dentists with their tasks, including some patient care. The exact duties performed will vary depending [...]
A dental assistant is responsible for a variety of duties in the dental office. Organization skills and the ability to multi-task are a must. Regulations vary according to state. Some dental assistants are allowed to perform more dental procedures than others. If you are wondering if becoming a dental assistant is right for you, here [...]
Dental assistants hold a responsible position and play a crucial role in helping dentists carry out their tasks. Apart from taking care of patients, they are also expected to carry out office duties such as maintaining files and laboratory work.
Being a dental hygienist is one of the fastest growing and most lucrative professions in the nation today. One can expect a very high salary for the amount of training that is required. In fact, the average salary for dental hygienists is nearly 65,000 dollars a year. But not everyone draws this amount at the [...]