Next Session is :
September 8, 2018 - November 17, 2018
10 Week - Course Instruction
- Basic Anatomy, Dental Procedures and Charting Training
- Dental Procedures, Orthodontics, Endodontics, Oral Surgery, and Specialty Training
- Infection Control
- Lab Procedures and Alginate Impressions
- Whitening Trays - Learn by creating them for yourself ($300 value)
- Resume Writing Skills
Dental Assisting Course Syllabus
Basic Anatomy & Charting
This unit consists of basic anatomy, basic charting and symbols, tooth numbering, surfaces of the teeth and basic structure of dental anatomy.
This unit covers basic infection control techniques that include OSHA / Cal OSHA recommendations, barriers, pre and post clean up procedures and public relations.
Resume Writing Skills
You will learn how to write a resume and interview skills.
You will learn how to assist in most all daily dental procedures, and be a vital part of the dental team.
Orthodontics, Endodontics, Oral Surgery, Specialty Training
You will learn the basics of working in all fields of dentistry.
Basic Dental Instruments and Passing Instruments
This unit covers the techniques of passing and receiving dental instruments to the doctor and proper positions for suctioning.
You will learn how to take impressions and receive bleaching trays that you make on yourself. This is a $300.00 value for free.
Lab Procedures - Alginate Impressions - Plaster Pour
Bleaching Trays - Model Trimming
Students will be taught how to take alginate impressions on patients. They will then learn how to pour up the impressions that will duplicate the patient's teeth. From these impressions students will learn how to make bleaching trays for patients to whiten their teeth. Students will also learn to pour and trim plaster models.