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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 the examination and treatment of patients are present at oral surgical procedures; sterilize instruments and maintain a sterile environment; take and record vital signs as directed and assist in charting 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

Chaguanas Regional Life 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


  • Servol Trade Certificate  

  • National Examination Council (NEC) 


Literacy Level

3 - 5   

Working Conditions

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

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