Everything You Need to Know About Becoming a Dental Assistant

If working in the dental field has always appealed to you, but the idea of years of dental school has not, dental assisting may be the right career path for you. Here's what you need to know about going to school to become a dental assistant.  What Does a Licensed Dental Assistant Do? A dental assistant takes x-rays, schedules appointments, and assists the dentist during procedures. They can work full or part-time, depending on the needs of the dentist and dental office in which they work.