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Dental Assisting

Dental Assisting at Meridian College

Dental assistants play a critical role in dentist offices across the country. They not only help dentists during examinations but also perform important administrative tasks. As a dental assistant, you’ll benefit from regular daytime hours, paid time off, job security, and more.

The dental assistant program at Meridian College provides extensive hands-on training including an externship at a dental office, where you will assist the dentist in treating actual patients.

At the end of your education, you will be prepared to perform numerous tasks alongside a dentist.

Your dental assistant training will include:

  • Preparing the patient for treatment
  • Supporting dentists during procedures
  • Preparing tray setups
  • Sterilizing and disinfecting instruments and equipment
  • Taking x-ray examinations
  • Obtaining dental records

Meridian College cannot guarantee employment or a minimum starting salary upon graduation; however, placement assistance is available upon successful completion of the program.


Source: Career School Now - Meridian College

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