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Dental Assistant

Published
Time-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
Washington Association of Community and Migrant Health Centers
O*Net Code
31-9091.00
Rapids Code
0101
Req. Hours
1900
State
WA
Created
Jul 29, 2021
Updated
Jul 29, 2021

Time-Based Skills

4 skill sets | 19 total skills
Patient Interaction - 750 req. hrs
Rooming and vital signs
Medical/Dental history and med reconciliation
Care coordination
Preventive care coaching and health education
Procedures and Chairside Assisting - 750 req. hrs
4-handed assisting during cleanings, exams and procedures
Oral evacuation and rinsing
Placing rubber dams, barriers and moisture control devices
Taking alginate impressions and pouring models
Charting
Sterilization, Cleaning & Stocking - 200 req. hrs
Sorting, wrapping and sterilization instruments
Cleaning and disinfecting exam rooms and operatories
Stocking supplies and instruments
Re-ordering supplies
Room set-up and break-down
Equipment maintenance (calibration, waterlines, etc.)
Radiography - 200 req. hrs
Prepare patient for intraoral and extraoral radiographs
Place x-rays sensors
Take x-rays
Digital or film radiograph processing/development

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