Dental assistants now play a key role in dental offices across the country. As the demand for dental services continues to grow, these professionals are being called on to handle a broader range of responsibilities. Working alongside a dentist, their patient care work includes:
In addition, these professionals can also be involved in office-related tasks such as scheduling and confirming appointments, maintaining treatment records, handling patient payments and ordering supplies and other materials.
Dental Assistants who work beside dentists must remain alert and focused while standing on their feet most of the day. They need to aid the dentist while also making sure the patients are calm and comfortable.
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