What to Expect

Our curriculum is taught by highly knowledgeable, qualified assistants who are currently practicing in a family oriented dental practice.This allows students to learn from assistants who are up to date with the newest technology along with traditional dentistry that has been practiced for years. Students will get hands-on experience in a real dental office, learning proper techniques in an actual dental environment. Our educators are skilled at patient relations. Our students will graduate with confidence in technical skills as well as patient interactions skills.

Course 1: Intro to Dental Assisting

Dental Terminology, Anatomy, and Dental Equipment.

Course 2: Four Handed Dentistry

Proper patient positioning and assistant sitting position. Room setup, break down, and passing instruments.

Course 3: Radiology and Radiation Safety

Techniques of radiology (taking X-rays) and proper safety procedures.

Course 4: Restorative Dentistry

Dental materials and procedures.

Course 5: Cements, Impressions, and Clinical Notes

Impression materials, trays, Dental cements. Treatment note writing.

Course 6: Oral Surgery, Implants, Periodontics, and Sedation

Different types of oral surgery procedures, implants, oral surgery instruments.

Course 7: Crown and Bridge materials and instruments, and Temporary Crowns

Crown/bridge procedures and materials. Temporary crown fabrication.

Course 8: Endodontics, Orthodontics, Bleaching, Prosthodontics

Endodontic materials and instruments. Orthodontic procedures. Whitening materials.

Course 9: Office Management

Insurance, billing, phone skills. Scheduling and managing appointments. Interview skills.

Course 10: Pediatric Dentistry

Pediatric dental materials. Polishing.