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Dental Specialist (U.S. Army)

Louisville, KentuckyFull-time
About the Job


The Army Virtual Recruiting Team of Nashville, Tennessee is currently looking to hire Active Duty and Reserve Soldiers.

The dental specialist is primarily responsible for assisting Army dentists in the examination and treatment of patients, as well as helping to manage dental offices.

Job Duties:
  • Prepare dental operatory; select and arrange instruments; measure and record temperature, blood pressure and pulse, and assist dentist during patient exams
  • Assist with administration of anesthesia, and in placement and removal of sutures
  • Prepare restorative and impression materials
  • Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation and operate resuscitative equipment

Job training for a dental specialist requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and eight weeks of Advanced Individual Training, including practicing dental care tasks. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.
Some of the skills you'll learn are:
  • Preventive dentistry
  • Dental office procedures
  • Radiology (X-ray) techniques
  • Dental hygiene procedures

Helpful Skills:
  • Interest in biology and chemistry
  • Enjoy helping others
  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • Ability to follow spoken instructions and detailed procedures
    About Army Nashville Recruiting Battalion

    We give free information to 17-34-year old about U.S Army and U.S. Army Reserve opportunities. If these men or women decide they want a path in the Army full-time or part-time, we ensure they find the job and incentives they want for serving their country. We offer 2 to 6-year enlistments and training of choice. We have over 150 career fields to choose from to include medical, technology, and mechanical.