Assist dentist, set up equipment, prepare patient for treatment, and keep records.
* Attention to Detail
* Self Control
* Concern for Others
* Social Orientation
* Stress Tolerance
* Prepare patient, sterilize or disinfect instruments, set up instrument trays, prepare materials, or assist dentist during dental procedures.
* Record treatment information in patient records.
* Expose dental diagnostic x-rays.
Health Care and Social Assistance
Sample Job Titles
Certified Dental Assistant (CDA), Certified Registered Dental Assistant, Dental Aide, Dental Assistant (DA), Dental Nurse, Dental Office Manager, Dentist Attendant, Expanded Duty Dental Assistant (EDDA), Expanded Function Dental Assistant, Oral Surgery Assistant, Orthodontic Assistant (Ortho Assistant), Orthodontic Technician, Orthodontist Assistant, Registered Dental Assistant (RDA), Surgical Dental Assistant.