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what do most students do when shadowing with a dentist? I am starting mine this saturday and I would like to have some ideas about it. Thank you all:p

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Observe, ask questions, maybe learn a technique or two that dental auxiliaries are allowed to perform without formal training, like pouring up stone casts from impressions.

Want to really impress your dentist? Ask him/her about the principles behind cutting the teeth to prep them for fillings. They don't simply drill a hole and fill it-- Cavity design is CRUCIAL in helping a filling stay in the tooth and is a lot more complicated than most people realize. :) And if you want to be a teacher's pet, do some research on a gentleman named Greene Vardiman Black beforehand.

Good luck!
 
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