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Dental Team Careers

Dental Hygienists use their knowledge and clinical skills to provide dental hygiene care for patients.

Dental Laboratory Technicians work with a variety of materials, as well as sophisticated instruments and equipment, to create dental prostheses.

Dental Assistants may perform many tasks including taking and developing dental radiographs (x-rays), sterilizing instruments and equipment and taking impressions of patients' teeth.

New Proposed Dental Team Career

The ADA proposes a new dental team member to assist dentists in increasing care for all.

The Community Dental Health Coordinator model training program is a proposed initiative to bring greater access to oral health care to underserved communities. The program is being piloted in several locations.