What does a Dental Assistant III do?
Dental assistants are responsible for providing the patient with high quality care by performing a variety of office, laboratory, and patient care duties. This usually entails helping the dentist handle patients, instruments, and supplies during the treatment of the teeth, mouth, and gums. Dental assistants also document patient care and take x-rays.
Most dental assistants are Registered Dental Assistants (RDAs). While requirements vary by state, it is common to require the following to become an RDA: completion of an accredited dental assistant program, completion of a minimum number of work hours, certification in CPR, and passing of a practical and written exam. Dental assistants must have strong interpersonal and listening skills.
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“My supervisor was very understanding and worked with me the best he could it was a very rewarding job”
“You have all the opportunities to learn and grow and become the best at what you do.”
“Dr.Nguyen its super flexible and reasonable with the schedule which is one of the many reasons why I love working here.”
“All training provided (I didn't go to school for anything remotely dental).”
“I dont mind that much though because I know we're providing life changing treatment and helping patients!”
“You can work and learn it’s a nice place to work especially if you love what you do”
“Good good good good good”
“Pay was decent but not consistent”
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