Ryan Pascua has dual responsibilities here at Northridge Dental Group, as he works with Dr. Ariz as the doctor’s TMJ and sleep assistant at the TMJ & Sleep Therapy Centre of SFV, which shares its location with NDG. Ryan documents patient dental histories and updates overall health and medication histories. His duties include preparing patients for dental work, sterilizing and disinfecting instruments, assisting with dental procedures, assisting dental hygienists with procedures, recording treatment information in patient records, taking dental X-rays, making dental impressions, and ordering dental supplies.