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Clinical Dental Assistant

The Clinical Dental Assistant Online Training Program will prepare you to become a productive member of a dental team as a professional dental assistant.
Temecula, CA P.O. Box 760,, Temecula, CA 92593
(951) 9723600

Course at a Glance

Mode of learning : Online - Instructor Lead(LVC)

Domain / Subject : Medical/Healthcare/Pharma

Function : General

Trainer name : Cindy Lamkin

Duration : 240 Hours

Difficulty : Medium

Clinical Dental Assistant

The Clinical Dental Assistant Online Training Program will prepare you to become a productive member of a dental team as a professional dental assistant. You'll learn about every aspect of professional dental assisting, including invaluable real-world perspectives from experienced dental assistants and essential information about anatomy and physiology, preventive dentistry, patient care and communication, radiology, pharmacology, anesthesia, assisting in specialty practices, employment strategies, and much more. Upon finishing this program, you'll be prepared to successfully complete the radiology and infection control portions of the Dental Assisting National Board exam. All materials are included. This online certificate program is offered in partnership with major colleges, universities, and other accredited education providers.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this program, you'll be able to:

  • Describe the progression of dental disease and preventive techniques
  • Identify the deciduous and permanent teeth and their functions, as well as anatomical landmarks of the head and neck
  • Identify the chain of infection, routes of transmission, and techniques used in sterilization and disinfection
  • Complete patient charting, take vital signs, and describe steps for emergency management
  • Set up trays for dental procedures and understand instrument transfer techniques
  • Expose and process quality radiographs
  • Identify dental materials and describe their uses
  • Describe the role of a dental assistant in each of the nine dental specialties

Requirements

You must access this program with a PC or IBM-compatible computer. This program is compatible with the Windows XP and later operating systems and IE 7 and later browsers. 

The following textbooks will be provided by ed2go upon registration:

  • Dental Assisting: A Comprehensive Approach
  • Dental Terminology
  • Dental Assisting Instrument Guide
  • Delmar's Dental Assisting Exam Review
  • Flossing and Brushing Teaching Model
  • Pediatric Hygiene Kits
  • Dental Assisting: Interactive Skills and Procedures

Prerequisites

Students should have a high school diploma or equivalent. Basic computer skills are required. No healthcare or medical office work experience is required. A current CPR certification is required for employment, but it's not required for this program. This program is for you if you want to learn about the dental assisting field and prepare for the radiology and infection control portions of the Dental Assisting National Board exam. Certified Dental Assistant, CDA AND DANB are trademarks of the Dental Assisting National Board, Inc (DANB).  This program is not reviewed or endorsed by DANB.

Course Syllabus

Overview of the Dental Profession

  • Introduction to the Practice of Dentistry
  • The Dental Patient
  • Dental Practice
  • Employment Strategies

Dental Health and Disease

  • Oral Health and Preventative Techniques
  • Nutrition
  • Etiology of Dental Disease

Anatomy and Physiology

  • Basic Human Physiology
  • Head and Neck Anatomy
  • Embryology and Histology
  • Tooth Morphology

Infection Control

  • Microbiology
  • Infection Control
  • Management of Hazardous Materials

Basics of Dental Assisting

  • Patient Care
  • Dental Charting
  • Pharmacology
  • Emergency Management
  • Chair-side Assisting
  • Dental Instruments and Tray Setups
  • Instrument Transfer and Maintaining the Operating Field
  • Anesthesia and Sedation

Radiology

  • Producing Quality Radiographs
  • Processing Quality Radiographs
  • Extraoral and Digital Radiography

Dental Materials

  • Dental Cements, Bases, Liners, and Bonding Agents
  • Restorative Materials, Dental Dams, Matrix, and Wedges
  • Laboratory Materials and Techniques

Dental Assisting in the Specialty Practice

  • Endodontics
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral Pathology
  • Orthodontics
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Periodontics
  • Prosthodontics
  • Oral Radiology
  • Public Health
  • Cosmetic Dentistry

Dental Office Management

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