Find a Future Of Smiles As A Dental Assistant
A Dental Assistant is an invaluable member of the dental team. This is a great career option to explore if you enjoy working with people.
Day to Day Responsibilities
Working With Patients
As a Dental Assistant, you need to gain a patient’s trust by helping them relax during procedures. This is helpful to the patient, as well as the Dentist. Dental Assistants also educate patients by offering vital information about oral hygiene.
Preparing Operative Rooms
Prepare instruments for the Dentist. This includes sterilizing dental instruments, setting up the tray, and making sure everyting is on-hand.
Provide assistance to the Dentist for various exams and procedures such as: restorations, crowns, and extractions.
Front Office Duties
Dental Assistant provide Front Office Assistance by scheduling and confirming patient appoitments, updating records, and inventory control.
Back Office Duties
During a visit, a Dental Assistant takes impressions of teeth, performs and develops X-rays, and assists the Dentist with any tasks.
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Applying is as easy as 1-2-3:
Step 1: Meet with the admissions and financial aid teams
Step 2: Complete and pass the entrance exam
Step 3: Provide all the required documentation
We offer this program at our San Mateo and Modesto campuses.