Dental assistant instructors are responsible for training students who want to be dental assistants. They supervise and monitor students' use of tools and equipment. They also conduct on-the-job training or classes that demonstrate principles and techniques used in dental hygiene. Dental assistant instructors prepare reports and maintain records related to student progress, such as grades. Dental assistant instructors typically work at community and vocational colleges, although sometimes work in dedicated dental training clinics. Work in this field is generally full time and can either be during day or evening hours.
Dental Assistant Instructor Tasks
Conduct on-the-job training, classes, or training sessions to teach and demonstrate principles, techniques, procedures, or methods of dental hygiene.
Prepare reports and maintain records such as student grades, attendance rolls, and training activity details.
Supervise and monitor students' use of tools and equipment.