Previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required for these occupations. For example, an electrician must have completed three or four years of apprenticeship or several years of vocational training, and often must have passed a licensing exam, in order to perform the job.
Most occupations in this zone require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree. Some may require a bachelor's degree.
Employees in these occupations usually need one or two years of training involving both on-the-job experience and informal training with experienced workers.
Cleans calcareous deposits, accretions, and stains from teeth and beneath margins of gums, using dental instruments.
Provides clinical services and health education to improve and maintain oral health of school children.
Removes excess cement from coronal surfaces of teeth.
Places and removes rubber dams, matrices, and temporary restorations.
Feels lymph nodes under patient's chin to detect swelling or tenderness that could indicate presence of oral cancer.
Examines gums, using probes, to locate periodontal recessed gums and signs of gum disease.
Administers local anesthetic agents.
Exposes and develops x-ray film.
Removes sutures and dressings.
Makes impressions for study casts.
Places, carves, and finishes amalgam restorations.
Feels and visually examines gums for sores and signs of disease.
Charts conditions of decay and disease for diagnosis and treatment by dentist.
Conducts dental health clinics for community groups to augment services of dentist.
Applies fluorides and other cavity-preventing agents to arrest dental decay.
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