DENTAL AIDE

DENTAL AIDE

Brief Description

Trainees pursuing this skill are trained under the direct  supervision of a dentist or higher level dental employee.   They also seat and prepare patients for examination or treatment;  assist the dentist during examination and treatment of patient are present at oral surgical procedures; sterilize instruments and maintain a sterile environment; take and record vital signs as directed and assist in charting on oral cavity.
 
Job Title

  • Dental Assistant

 
Job title after further studies

  • Dentist

  • Orthodontist

  • Oral Pathologist

  • Pediatric Dentist

  • Prosthodontist etc.

 
Where are the jobs?

  • Dental Lab

  • Dentist Office                                                            

  • Health Institutions

 
Servol Training Centre

 

 

Training Period

Three (3) Terms (ADP not included)
 
Additional Training

Basic Computer Literacy
 
Advanced Training

University of the West Indies (UWI) Mount Hope Dental School

Certification  

  • Servol Trade Certificate  

  • National Examination Council (NEC) 

    

Literacy Level

3 - 5   

Working Conditions

Indoors
 
Physical Requirements

  • Good eyesight

  • Motor skills

  • Standing for long periods

 

Other Requirements

  • Ability to settle and pacify the patient

  • Have patience and even temper while treating patents

  • Confidentiality