Becoming A Dental Assistant

Interested in Becoming a Dental Assistant? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

A dental assistant plays an important role in a dental practice. They assist the dentist, keep patients calm during procedures, and handle office tasks. Duties Dental assistants perform a wide array of clinical and administrative duties. Clinical (back office) – These tasks can vary day-to-day depending on the patients’ needs, and they also differ from state …

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Tasks of a Dental Assistant

Should I Become a Dental Hygienist or a Dental Assistant?

In this economy, trying to pick a career can be a very daunting task. With President Obama’s Affordable Care Act, economists and other professionals state that there is going to be a steep increase in the demand for healthcare services, creating more healthcare related jobs. According to an article published by the Huffington Post, “Whether …

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Become a Dental Hygienist

Becoming an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Expanded functions dental assistant (EFDA) are dental assistants with the appropriate certification or licensure that is required to practice expanded functions. Some examples of expanded functions that may be practiced by an EFDA include: Coronal polishing Fluoride application Sealant application Topical anesthetics application. Not all states restrict these functions to EFDAs, but some do. Aside …

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Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
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