TITLE

Dental Assistants

PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Occupational Outlook Handbook;2006, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article describes the functions of dental assistants. Dental assistants perform a variety of patient care, office and laboratory duties. They hand instruments and materials to dentists and keep patients' mouths dry and clear by using suction or other devices. They also make patients as comfortable as possible in the dental chair.
ACCESSION #
23416960

 

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