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Dental Specialist

Job Overview

  • Enlisted
  • Officer
  • Active Duty
  • Army Reserve
  • Army National Guard
  • Entry Level

As a Dental Specialist, you'll receive the specialized training needed to assist Army dentists in the examination and treatment of servicemembers’ teeth. You'll help the dentist prepare for operations by selecting and arranging instruments and by taking patient’s dental impressions and X-rays. You’ll also manage the dental offices and patient records, perform preventive cleanings, take the patient’s blood pressure, pulse, and help administer anesthesia when needed.

Skills You’ll Learn

  • Dental Care
  • Treatments & X-Rays
  • Recordkeeping

Requirements

  • 10 weeks of Basic Training
  • 8 weeks of Advanced Individual Training
  • 91 ASVAB Score: Skilled Technical (ST)

Certifications

  • 18 Nationally Recognized Certifications Available
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