Different Types of Impressions and Materials
Many dental procedures will require an impression to be taken of the patient’s teeth and surrounding oral tissues. Most common types of impressions obtained in a dental practice: Preliminary impression- is used for making (a) diagnostic models, (b) custom trays for partial or dentures (c) provisional coverage for crown and bridge cases, (d) orthodontic appliances, […]
What does it take to become a Dental Assistant at Greatwood Dental Assisting Program?
Dental assistant is a career that you might find very rewarding. Becoming a dental assistant involves more than acquiring knowledge from text books. Developing chairside hand skills is another component, which is essential in completing your education. At Greatwood Dental Assisting Program we strongly believe in Clinical and didactic education together produces well rounded dental […]
Characteristics of a Professional Dental Assistant
Becoming a Dental Assistant involves more than acquiring the knowledge and developing the hand-on skills necessary to perform a variety of duties. Being professional and responsible adds character to your personality and work ethics, which are very important in a work environment. Professionalism: Professionalism is an attitude that is apparent in everything you do or […]