Dental Assisting Coures (Roanoke Va)
Dental Assistants are an integral part of the dental office team. Typically outgoing and personable people, dental assistants ease patients' anxieties while helping the dentist with examinations and treatment. As a dental assistant, you will have direct patient care and work alongside the dentist. Some responsibilities include providing the dentist with proper instuments and materials during dental examinations and procedures and performing many clerical, radiographic, and laboratory duties. Dental assistants earn anywhere from $12 to $26 per hour, depending on their level of experience.
While in this class, you will gain hands-on experience in actual dental operatories and a dental sterilization area. You will learn how to prepare patients for treatment, take X-ray examinations, sterilize and disinfect instruments and equipment, prepare tray setups for dental procedures, provide post-operative instructions, educate patients in proper oral health, take dental impressions, and much more. This course includes preparation for X-ray certification through the state of Virginia.
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