Meet The Dental Assistants Jim Robertson
Our Valuable SEDA Dental Assistants
Our SEDA Dental, Dental Assistants are very valuable members of our dental care team. Their duties are among the most comprehensive and varied in our South Florida dental offices. SEDA dental assistants perform many tasks requiring both interpersonal and technical skills. Their responsibilities include, assisting the dentist during a variety of treatment procedures, taking and developing dental x-rays, serving as an infection control officer, developing infection control protocol and preparing and sterilizing instruments and equipment, helping patients feel comfortable before, during and after dental treatment, providing patients with instructions for oral care following surgery or other dental treatment procedures, such as the placement of a filling, teaching patients appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health; (e.g., tooth brushing, flossing and nutritional counseling), taking impressions of patients’ teeth for study casts (models of teeth) and helping to provide direct patient care in all dental specialties, including orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, periodontics and oral surgery.