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Dental assistants work closely with dentists to prepares patients for dental examinations. They may assist dentists in providing care and treatment as well as do general office administration as well.
NC in Dental Assisting
1-year full-time study – 2 years part-time.
Once qualified, you will have to register with the Health Professionals Council of South Africa (HPCSA) in order to work.
Career opportunities include working as dental assistants in private practice, in the public hospitals as well as in the medical division of the defence force, medical aid companies, sales representatives for dental supply companies and dental laboratories.
The Health Professionals Council of South Africa
Cape Peninsula University of Technology:
Durban University of Technology:
Central University of Technology:
Tshwane University of Technology: