Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Expanded Functions Dental Assistants provide support to dentists by completing the following duties: preparing patients for dental treatment, ensuring chair side assistance, helping with dental procedures, reassuring patients, maintaining records, removing plaque from teeth, taking X rays, and documenting treatment plans. Those interested in an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant position should be able to showcase the following skills in their resumes: dentistry knowledge, strong interpersonal and listening skills, dexterity, being able to stay calm under duress, and the ability to spend hours on their feet. Most example resumes in the field make display of postsecondary training in dental assisting.