PROGRAM OUTLINE

Our program is a total of 140 hours.
10WEEKS
38CLASSROOM HOURS
42LAB HOURS
60INTERNSHIP HOURS
 

WEEK 1

Intro to Dental Assisting


Introduction to Dentistry, Dental Assisting, Structures of the Head and Neck, Dental Anatomy and Tooth Morphology.
 
 

WEEK 2

Four-Handed Dentistry


Instrument Transfer, Isolation Techniques, Suctioning (HVE), Local Anesthesia, Patient Positioning, and Handpiece Maintenance. Disease Transmissions and Pathology, Sterilization and Disinfection Control, Hazards management, and Emergencies.
 

WEEK 3

Radiology


Theory and Practice of Intraoral & Extraoral X-ray Techniques and X-ray Safety.
 

WEEK 4

Amalgam and Composites


Dental Materials, Instruments, Mixing, Curing, Tubs & Trays. Polishing Composite Restorations.
 

WEEK 5

Office Management


Phones, Appointments, Billing, Insurance, Charting, Job Interview, Externships, Florida State Regulations, Midterm.
 

WEEK 6

Luting Agent in Dentistry


Adhesives, Cements & Liners, Alginate Impressions, Clinic Notes.
 

WEEK 7

Oral Surgery and Periodontics, Lasers, Sedation


Oral Surgery & Periodontal Instruments and Materials, Sterilization Procedures and Nitrous Administration.
 

WEEK 8

Crown & Bridge


Crown & Bridge Instruments and Materials, Temporary Restorations, and Bite Registration. OSHA, Blood Borne Pathogens, and CPR
 

WEEK 9

Endodontics, Orthodontic, Bleaching & Oral Appliances


Root Canal Setups and Instrumentation, Overview of Orthodontic Terminology and Supplies/Instruments, Whitening Techniques and Different Type of Appliances for the Mouth.
 

WEEK 10

Pediatric Dentistry


Polishing Teeth, Applying Fluoride, and Doing Sealants.
 

CERTIFICATIONS RECEIVED THROUGH THIS COURSE

Expanded Functions Dental Assisting Certification for State of Florida
Florida Dental Radiography Certification
CPR Certification
All required OSHA / HIPAA training

SESSION DATES

The aforementioned dates and schedules are subject to change.
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