Dental assistants will always be needed as people will always want to have their teeth taken care of. In a dental department, you will find a dentist, dental hygienist and a dental assistant. These three professionals should never be confused for they play different roles in the system which however complement each other.
Dental assistants play a very important role as they work with the dentists during patient examination and treatment. Professional dentists give the responsibility to assistants to keep dental records, patient preparation for dental treatments and to keep patients as relaxed as possible during dental procedures. They are also responsible for taking X-ray pictures, development of X-ray films and also checking the patient’s blood pressure and temperature before the examination. Preparation of the tools to be used in a procedure is also done by the assistant.
To enter this profession, a course must be taken with the entry … Read More