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Dental assistants perform different types of patient care, office duties, and laboratory duties.On a typical day, a dental assistant who delivers patient care will: make patients as comfortable as possible in the dental chair, prepare them for treatment, and obtain dental records; hand instruments and materials to dentists; sterilize and disinfect instruments and equipment, prepare tray setups for dental procedures, and instruct patients on postoperative and general oral health care; and much more. With further education, students can become Registered Dental Hygienists who clean teeth and examine oral areas.
This workforce training certificate consists of the following course:
- HTH-8300 Dental Assistant
Note: If you are registering for Dental Assistant, you do not need to also register for Oral Radiography as that is included in the Dental Assistant class.
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