Quiz: Only A Dental Assistant Can Get 9 out of 9

Quiz: Only A Dental Assistant Can Get 9 out of 9

Are you looking to test your dental assistant skills? Try this quiz and test your knowledge.

Dental assistants play an essential role in patient care. Dental assistants are known for helping patients feel at ease during and after treatment, providing patients with follow up care materials and instructions, and assisting them with screenings before they enter the clinics.  Although the work may be difficult, they continue to strive and help dental staff and patients during challenging moments. Dental assistants learn and practice every day and are known for their ability to work under pressure and adapt to certain situations.

That is why we’ve created a quiz just for dental assistants.

Created on By Karen Fernandez
Quiz: Only A Dental Assistant Can Get 9 out of 9

Quiz: Only A Dental Assistant Can Get 9 out of 9

Take our quiz and see where you are in your knowledge as a dental assistant.

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1.True or False: Part of a dental assistant’s duty is to develop dental radiographs (x-rays)

  • True
  • False

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2. A bicuspid is a:

3 / 9

3. ____ is a tool that dental assistants are not allowed to use

4 / 9

4. ____ are worn during an implant placement procedure

5 / 9

5. Blood-borne and Airborne are modes of disease transmission.

6 / 9

6. __  is a thin, rounded edge where free gingiva meets the tooth

7 / 9

7. It takes 2 years of training to become a dental assistant

8 / 9

8. Tools most commonly used by the dentist are_____

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9. Can a dental assistant administer anesthesia?

Your score is

The average score is 83%


How did you do? Tell us in the comment section!

Want to learn more? Check these articles out.

  1. Learning During the Pandemic: Best Online Certifications for a Dental Assistant
  2. Career Choices for Dental Assistants in 2021
  3. How Dental Assistants can learn new skills while in Quarantine
  4. Are you a dental assistant student wondering about the day-to-day life of a new dental assistant? Check out Melanie Luna-Diaz video on  “Day in the Life of a New Dental Assistant

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Joycelyn Ghansah is a former Healthcare Organizer with a background public health, include reproductive and sexual health. When she's not freelance writing, she's transcribing interviews and researching ways to strengthen healthcare labor laws.

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