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dental public health
promoting dental health through organized community efforts
endodontics
diseases of the pulp
oral and maxillofacial surgery
surgery of the head and neck
orthodontics
correction of malocclusions
pediatric dentistry
children from birth to adolescence
periodontics
diagnosis and treatment of the supporting structures
prosthodontics
restoration and replacement of natural teeth
dentist duties are...
care of patient, patients oral health needs as related to physical& emotional well being, up to date diagnostic skills, current techniques and skills provides supervision for dental auxiliaries.
dental assistant duties are...
mixes dental materials, exchanges instraments, and provides oral evacuation during dental procedures, and make patient feel relaxed and comfortable.
clinical assistant duties are..
directly involved in patient care and isusually defined as a chairside orcirculating assistant
business assistant duties are...
controlling appointments, communication on the phone, coordinating financial arrangements,dental insurance claims
circulating assistant
extra pair of hands, seating and dismissing patients as well as prepairing and caring for instruments and treatment rooms
hygienist duties are....
administer local anesthesia,removes deposits on the teeth, exposes radiographs, places topical floride and dental sealants, provides home care instruction
ADAA
american dental assistants association
DANB
dental assisting national board
CDA
CERTIFIED DENTAL ASSISTANT
BOARD OF DENTAL EXAMINERS ARE APPOINTED BY....
THE GOVERNOR OF THE STATE
RECIPROCITY
TO OBTAIN A LICENSE IN ANOTHER STATE WITHOUT RETESTING
GENERAL SUPERVISION
IS NOT NECESSARLIY PHYSICALLY PRESENT(DENTIST)
DIRECT SUPERVISION
DENTIST IS PHYSICALLY PRESENT
TORT
INVOLVING AN ACT THAT BRINGS HARM TO A PERSON OR DAMAGES TO PROPERTY
NEGLIGENCE
THE FALURE TO OBSERVE FOR THE PROTECTION OF ANOTHER PERSON
CONSENT
BEING INFORMED OF PROCEDURE AND GIVING THE OK TO PROCED
RES GESTAE
STATEMENT MADE AT THE TIME OF ALLEGED NEGLIGENT ACT IS ADMISSABLE AS EVIDENCE IN A COURT OF LAW
JURISPRUDENCE
PHILOSOPHY OF LAW
RESPONDEAT SUPERIOR
A LEGAL DOCUMENT THAT PASSES THE LEGAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ACTS OR OMISSIONS OF AN EMPLOYEE TO THE EMPLOYER
MALPRACTICE
PROFESSIONAL NEGLIGENCE
CRIMINAL ACT
INVOLVES VIOLATIONS AGAINST THE STATE OR GOVERNMENT
MISDEMEANOR
OFFENSE THAT MIGHT RESULT IN IMPRISONMENT OF 6 MONTHS TO 1 YEAR
CIVIL
DEALS WITH THE RELATIONS OF INDIVIDUALS OR CORPORATIONS
LICENSURE
GIVES A PERSON LEGAL RIGHT TO PRACTICE IN A SPECIFIC STATE
EFDA
EXPANDED FUNCTION DENTAL ASSISTANT

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