There are many different benefits that you will be able to enjoy as a member of the United States Air Force. One of the best things that you will be able to enjoy is the ability to have free comprehensive medical and dental benefits. These benefits can help you to stay healthy as well as return you to health after there is a problem. Part of the team making sure that you will be able to enjoy the level of health that you deserve is the dental assistant.
What You Will Do
When you work in this position, you will do everything that a dental assistant will do in the civilian world. You will assist with taking X-rays and adjusting the chair for patients. You will also help with making sure that charts are kept in order and that the necessary instruments will be available for the dentist whenever they are ready to be able to use them. This will help them to be able to do their job better and for the patients to get better care.
Get the Training
Whenever you are working in this position, you will go through a comprehensive 43 day training period. You will also have the ability to go through an additional 14 month training program in college to become a dental hygienist. This will help you to launch your career in the dental field.