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Saturday 4.19.2014

National Application Center :: career details :: Dental Assistants

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Career Details :: Dental Assistants

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Description

Assist dentist, set up patient and equipment, and keep records.

Experience

Previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required for these occupations. For example, an electrician must have completed three or four years of apprenticeship or several years of vocational training, and often must have passed a licensing exam, in order to perform the job.

Education

Most occupations in this zone require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree. Some may require a bachelor's degree.

Training

Employees in these occupations usually need one or two years of training involving both on-the-job experience and informal training with experienced workers.

Tasks

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Important Skills

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Dental Assistance (C)add Dental Assistance to MyPortfolio
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Expanded Functions Dental Assisting (A)add Expanded Functions Dental Assisting to MyPortfolio
Extended Duties Dental Assistant (C)add Extended Duties Dental Assistant to MyPortfolio
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