Dental Assistants

Perform limited clinical duties under the direction of a dentist. Clinical duties may include equipment preparation and sterilization, preparing patients for treatment, assisting the dentist during treatment, and providing patients with instructions for oral healthcare procedures. May perform administrative duties such as scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes.

Skills Required

Holland Code: Conventional - for organized people who like structure and detail-oriented work

Conventional - for organized people who like structure and detail-oriented work

Are you organized and like structure and detail-oriented tasks?

Minimum Level of Education Required

Certificate Program

There are multiple education and training pathways to prepare for this career. In addition to credentials, employer sponsored training, on-the-job training, and other types of experience can help you get the skills and knowledge you need to be successful.

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