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Expanded functions dental assistants in many states are placing and finishing restorations, fabricating provisional restorations, packing retraction cord, making impressions, and placing soft relines in dentures.
The Bureau of Labor's Occupational Outlook Handbook notes that, "Infection control is a crucial responsibility of dental assistants.
The new dental assistant program will be overseen by Rachel Obptande, dental assistant program director for Kaplan Career Institute.
This course, created especially for the dental assistant, will provide a hands-on opportunity to learn about new concepts and updated techniques.
The survey polled more than 500 DentalPost users on topics including salary information, workplace benefits and employment longevity in order to provide first hand, unbiased information about the Dental Assistant occupation.
In order to assure an informed and competent dental assistant workforce is available, the ADAA offers many quality educational opportunities for all dental assistants.
Her intensive training program - which promises that students will be "highly trained and clinically competent in nine weeks" - is similar to other dental assistant schools in the Atlanta area.
1) Ramon Boghozian, 12, gets two fillings from dentist Henry Hunt with help from dental assistant Shirley Heuer at the free dental clinic.
When I started working as a dental assistant there were no computers and we didn't have the knowledge yet to wear gloves
27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American Career Institute's newest location in Silver Spring, Maryland announced they will now be offering a Dental Assistant Training program.
3 percent and dental assistant positions are expected to increase by 42 percent from 2002 to 2012.
With this understanding, the TDAA could definitely see the benefit of a dental assistant being a member of our state dental board because they could provide valuable information to determine that only qualified (defining what this is) dental assistants be given the state credential of Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) and given that privilege to provide dental care to the public under the direction of a dentist.