In today’s fast-moving life of the people coupled with eating of fast foods without much or any dental care leads to Dental Caries, Periodontal Diseases and Oral Cancer. In our country the cases of Oral Cancer are increasing due to the use of Tobacco and other related items. In such a scenario the role of Dental Assistant becomes vital.
Generally, a Dental Assistant plays a very crucial role in Health Care Industry. It is the Dental Assistant who has the responsibility to ensure the accomplishment of all the steps before during and after the Dental Procedure. If it is case of an operation then its smooth and successful outcome depends much on the skill of Dental Assistant. Sterilization of the equipment and maintenance of the ambience of the Dental Clinic is the prime responsibility of the incumbent. Besides above responsibilities a Dental Assistant must keep in touch with the patients before and after the Dental Procedure. In short it can be inferred that the incumbent has to assist the Dentist.
As far as the career is concerned in this Dental Care Sector then after becoming Dental Assistant the aspirant can apply for the related position in Super-Specialty Hospitals, Top-Notch Government and Private Dental Hospitals etc besides Institutes and Colleges offering the above courses.