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.
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|
|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.