Also known as: Certified Dental Assistant (CDA), Certified Registered Dental Assistant, Dental Assistant (DA), Expanded Duty Dental Assistant (EDDA), Expanded Function Dental Assistant, Oral Surgery Assistant, Orthodontic Assistant (Ortho Assistant), Registered Dental Assistant (RDA), Surgical Dental Assistant
Description: Dental Assistants help Dentists with patient care by perform administrative duties, such as appointment scheduling and record keeping, as well as taking x-rays. These dental professionals learn basic anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology before taking advanced courses in dental office administration, dental pathology, clinical dental procedures, dental materials, and other topics related to dentistry.
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