Trainees pursuing this skill, are trained under the direct supervision of a dentist or higher level dental employee. They also seats 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 after further studies
Dentist, Orthodontist, Oral Pathologist, Pediatric Dentist, Prosthodontist etc.
Where are the jobs?
Three (3) Terms (ADP not included)
Basic Computer Literacy
University of the West Indies (UWI) Mount Hope Dental School
Servol Trade Certificate
National Examination Council (NEC)
3 - 5
Good eyesight, motor skills, standing for long periods, ability to settle and pacify the patient, patience and even temper while treating patents..