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Dental Auxiliaries

Dental Nurses

If you are a caring and patient person who communicates well and cares for children, then consider a career as a dental nurse.
A dental nurse will:

Provide dental treatment to children aged 17 years and below.
Participate in oral health promotion activities such as oral health talks, exhibitions and campaigns that include preparation of audio visual aids.
Dental nurses who have undergone post-basic training in various disciplines will work in specialists' clinics and are allowed to treat adults.

For further details on dental nursing as a career refer to Kerjaya dalam Bidang Pergigian - Jururawat Pergigian.

 

Dental Technologists

Those who like detailed work, are interested in electrical and electronic appliances and would like to be part of the dental team should consider a career as a Dental Technologist.
A dental technologist is responsible for:

Designing and processing prosthetic, orthodontic and maxillo-facial appliances
The repair and maintenance of dental equipment

For further details on dental technology as a career, refer to Kerjaya dalam Bidang Pergigian - Juruteknologi Pergigian.

 

Dental Surgery Assistants

If dentistry interests you and you would like to be part of the dental team, consider a career as a dental surgery assistant.
The duties of a dental surgery assistant are to:

Assist the dental officer or dental nurse in management of patients
Be responsible for infection control in the dental surgery
Register patients
Collect payment from patients and issue receipts
Manage patient records

 For further details on dental surgery assisting as a career, refer to Kerjaya dalam Bidang Pergigian - Pembantu Pembedahan Pergigian.

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