You should also be skilled with the varioustools and procedures needed to correct dental complaints and ensurethe oral health of patients.
Meeting withpatients to discuss and treat dental concerns, performing regularcleanings and other preventative procedures, and establish a planfor better dental hygiene.
Performingdental procedures, such as extractions, root canals, and fillingcavities.
Correcting bite issues andovercrowding.
Applying helpful agentsto teeth, such as sealants or whiteners.
Prescribing medications for dental problems,such as pain medications or antibiotics.
Giving clients sedatives or anesthesia prior toadministering treatments.
Orderingdiagnostic measures, such as x-rays, models, etc.
Using tools, such as drills, probes, brushes,or mirrors, to examine and treat teeth and mouth.
Keeping records relating to the oral health ofpatients and the treatments given to them.
Managing and communicating with other staffmembers to provide care to patients.