What Does it Mean to be a Nationally Certified Multi-Skilled Clinical and Administrative Dental Assistant?
By definition, a Nationally Certified Multi-Skilled Clinical and Administrative Dental Assistant ™(NCMSDA™) A nationally registered multi-skilled dental assistant ™(NRMSDA™) is any clinical and administrative dental assistant that has received and has met the certification requirements set by the National Healthcare Workers Association®(NHCWA®).
What are the duties of a Multi-Skilled Clinical and Administrative Dental Assistant?
A Certified Clinical and Administrative Dental Assistant can perform a variety of clinical procedures as well as administrative duties. Clinical tasks performed by multi-skilled dental assistants can vary according to the laws in each state. Certified Multi-Skilled Dental Assistants perform a variety of clinical procedures as well as administrative duties and will always work under the authority of a dentist.
A Nationally Certified Multi-Skilled Clinical & Administrative Dental Assistant will perform some of the following clinical and administrative duties
Assist with dental procedures such as fillings, crowns, and extractions. Taking & pouring dental impressions (molds of the mouth) Preparing patients for surgery. Operating equipment and monitors and helping the dentists and dental hygienists with treatment procedures. Office’s administrative tasks such as greeting patients, organizing office records, and other clerical duties such as scheduling appointments, handling insurance claims, and monitoring inventory. They work with documents, forms, and computer systems.