Dental assistants perform many tasks, ranging from patient care and taking x rays to recordkeeping and
scheduling appointments. Their duties vary by state and by the dentists’ offices where they work.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Dental Assistants,
on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/dental-assistants.htm (visited May 25, 2016).
The library has the following items on Reserve at the Circulation Desk on North Campus for checkout.
Numbered tooth model
2 puppets with teeth and oversize toothbrushes to use to instruct children on proper brushing technique
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