Pediatric Dental Assistant
Responsible for assisting the dentist chair-side, performing cleanings where tartar and soft plaque is removed from all surfaces of the teeth, and educating patients and parents on dental development; taking and developing dental x-rays, serving as an OSHA infection control officer, preparing, sterilizing, and maintaining instruments and equipment, taking impressions and completing laboratory tasks, and providing patients with proper care and education regarding oral hygiene.
- Trained to assist and perform cleanings and sealants on behaviorally challenged and special needs patients, providing them with individualized care and consideration.
- Trained to assist Dentists with Restorative, Conscious Sedation, and IV Sedation appointments.
- Trained to impress for and deliver a variety of Nances, Space Maintainers, and Sagital Appliances.