Evaluates patient’s overall oral health examining oral cavity for signs of periodontal disease or possible cancers.
Documents dental history or chief complaint; records and reports pertinent observations and patient reactions to dental staff, as appropriate; documents lab procedures and ensures follow up on results.
Follows through with oral hygiene procedures in accordance with treatment plans prescribed by the attending Dentist.
Assists with or institutes emergency measures for sudden adverse developments during treatment of patients.
Associates or two (2) year degree required.
Registered Dental Hygienist RDH licensure required.