Know Your Dental Team -- Dentist: Leader of the Team

the dentist is the leader of any dental

team every dental office relies on the

advanced knowledge and training of the

practicing dentist dentists diagnose and

treat diseases injuries and

malformations of the teeth and mouth

improve a patient's appearance perform

surgical procedures educate patients on

how to better care for their teeth and

perform research and develop new

treatment methods to improve oral health

dentists in the United States are held

to the highest standards in the world

they must meet state education written

examination and clinical examination

requirements to become licensed dental

team members such as dental assistants

and dental hygienists support the

dentist to provide the best patient care

visit a DA org for more information if

you're interested in becoming a dentist

for the ad a dental minute I'm doctor

Maria Lopez Howell