In this career quiz for Dental Assistants, you will find out if you should become a Dental Assistant.
You will also learn more about the most suitable personality types for Dental Assistants and also what their typical day at work looks like.
In this career quiz, there are 10 questions that will give you a pretty good perspective on whether the career of a Dental Assistant is right for you.
There are 3 answers to each question: Dislike, Okay and Like.
Answer “Dislike” if you tell yourself “Ugh… Sounds boring” or “I’m not sure” Answer “Okay” if you tell yourself “Umm… I think I will be okay with that” Answer “Like” if you tell yourself “Yes, I’m interested”
Ready? Let’s start
You are interested in the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
You are interested in the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Prepare patient, sterilize or disinfect instruments, set up instrument trays, prepare materials, or assist dentist during dental procedures.
Record treatment information in patient records.
You like following set procedures and routines.
You like working with data and details more than with ideas.
You like work that includes practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
You like working with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery.
You like working with, communicating with, and teaching people.
You like helping or providing service to others.
Now count how many points you have. Dislike = 0 point. Okay = 1 point. Like = 2 points.
After you’re done counting your points. Click below to view your results.
plan and conduct food service or nutritional programs to assist in the promotion of health and control of disease. May supervise activities of a department providing quantity food services, counsel individuals, or conduct nutritional research.
provide inpatient care predominantly in settings such as medical wards, acute care units, intensive care units, rehabilitation centers, or emergency rooms. Manage and coordinate patient care throughout treatment.
care for individuals with mental or emotional conditions or disabilities, following the instructions of physicians or other health practitioners. Monitor patients' physical and emotional well-being and report to medical staff. May participate in rehabilitation and treatment programs, help with personal hygiene, and administer oral or injectable medications.