At Paramount Dental, our Registered Dental Assistant team, are multi-skilled health care professionals who possess a diverse knowledge base. They effectively perform clinical and technical skills. Their education and training, as well as their professionalism and experience, coupled with their provincial registration and licensing, qualify them to perform a variety of supportive and direct patient care procedures.
They prepare for and support patients for treatment by practicing universal precautions and infection control. They attend to the patient’s comfort, and support in updating patient health histories. Intra-oral dental assistants help perform a variety of clinical procedures as well, assisting the Dentists with the administration of anesthetics, general dentistry, and specialty procedures.
They perform preventive and prosthodontic intraoral procedures, as well as post treatment care. These may include temporary crown placement, preliminary impressions, coronal polishing, dental dams, and fluoride. Intra-oral dental assistants expose and process dental radiographs for use in treatment. They also provide oral self-care, disease prevention, post-operative care, nutritional counseling, and dental health education to patients.