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Dental assistants work closely with dentists to prepare patients for dental examinations. They may assist dentists in providing care and treatment as well as do general office administration as well.
To become a dental assistant in South Africa, you will typically need the following qualifications:
Different educational institutions may have different admission requirements; however, you will typically be required to demonstrate competency in the following subjects:
Dental Assistants in South Africa typically study for 1 year, full-time or 2 years, part-time.
Once qualified, you will have to register with the Health Professionals Council of South Africa (HPCSA) in order to work.
There are plenty of employment opportunities for dental assistants in South Africa who often work in the following places:
To find more information about dental technicians, contact The Health Professionals Council of South Africa (HPCSA)