COURSE :: 8 Week Dental Assistant Course

Course Description

The Dental Assisting Program is a 12-week dental assistant hands on course, taught in a working dental facility. This allows full access to all dental instruments and equipment. Because it is a hands-on course, we cover a lot in a short amount of time. Hit the ground running with a dental assisting education that is accelerated and yet thorough.

This program is offered in Dallas and Houston, Texas, Carson City and Reno, Nevada, the Front Range and Grand Junction, Colorado and Puyallup and Vancouver, Washington.

All programs offer training in taking radiology (taking x-rays) that meets the requirement of that State. All programs include CPR certification and RDA in Texas.

Course Objectives

After graduating from the Dental Assisting Program, students will be able to assist the dentist chairside using standard dental assisting procedures. Students will also be able to expose a diagnostic quality radiographic survey (take quality x-rays), take impressions, make a bleaching tray, sterilize instruments and disinfect the operating area and other standard procedures.

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8 Week Dental Assistant Course Course Outline

Course Objectives

After graduating from the Dental Assisting Program, students will be able to assist the dentist chairside using standard dental assisting procedures. Students will also be able to expose a diagnostic quality radiographic survey (take quality x-rays), take impressions, make a bleaching tray, sterilize instruments and disinfect the operating area and other standard procedures.

1. Orientation, charting and disinfection

Description


This is the first module of the Dental Assisting Course.


Module Objectives


The student will be able to name the areas and personnel in the dental office.


2. Oral Impressions

Description

Students will begin impressions.

Module Objectives


Students will learn to take alginate Impressions


3. Radiography Safety and Techniques

Description

Students learn to take and develop x-rays.

Module Objectives


Students will learn to take x-rays.


4. Coronal Polish and Sealants

Description


Students will do coronal polishes on each other and also place sealants on dental models and typodonts..

Module Objectives


Students will learn to perform a coronal polish and to place sealants.


5. Restorative Dentistry

Description

Module Objectives


The students will learn to asssist chariside with restorative dentistry.


6. Provisional Coverage, Prosthodontics

Description


Handouts and Readings.


Module Objectives


Students will learn to make temporaries.


7. Dental Specialties

Description

Students will learn to assist during various specialty procedures.

Module Objectives


Students will learn to assist the dentist with extractions.


8. Dental Specialties and Bleaching

Description

bleaching trays and chairside.

Module Objectives


Students will learn to make a bleaching tray as well as how to assist chairside during various procedures.

Upcoming Classes
  • CO
  • NV
  • TX
  • WA
Broomfield, CO 8-Week DA
Broomfield, CO
Apr 30, 2017 - Jun 22, 2017
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Fort Collins, CO 8-Week DA
Fort Collins, CO
Apr 29, 2017 - Jun 20, 2017
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Grand Junction, CO 8-Week DA
Grand Junction, CO
Apr 30, 2017 - Jun 22, 2017
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Pueblo, CO 8-Week DA
Pueblo, CO
Apr 30, 2017 - Jun 22, 2017
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EDDA Combined l & ll
South Denver, CO
Feb 25, 2017 - Mar 26, 2017
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South Denver, CO 8-Week DA
South Denver, CO
Apr 30, 2017 - Jun 22, 2017
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Carson City, NV 8-Week Dental Assisting Course
Carson City, NV
Mar 12, 2017 - Apr 27, 2017
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Reno, NV 8-Week Dental Assisting Course
Reno, NV
Mar 12, 2017 - Apr 27, 2017
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North Dallas, TX 8-Week DA Course
North Dallas, TX
Mar 12, 2017 - Apr 27, 2017
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Vancouver, WA Dental Assisting Class
Vancouver, WA
Apr 30, 2017 - Jul 25, 2017
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