October 21, 2021

Dental assistants: Do you really know what you legally can and can’t do in the practice?

One simple step can save dental assistants potential legal problems down the road.

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As I lecture around the country to dental assistants, there’s one thing that I notice time and time again. Many dental assistants don’t know the exact clinical procedures that they can and can’t do in the practice … and that’s a very important part of your job that every dental assistant should know beyond the shadow of a doubt.

I realize that many of you who are reading this may be “on-the-job-trained” dental assistants and learned much of what you do every day from your dentist or another dental assistant in the practice who may have worked there for a few years. There’s nothing wrong with learning from others in the practice … as long as what you’re being taught is actually accurate and legal.

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