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Clinical Dental Assistant (Vouchers Included)

This comprehensive online dental assisting course will provide you with the essential skills and knowledge needed to become a dental assistant, including every aspect of professional dental assistance. You will also prepare to pass the radiology, infection control, and anatomy and physiology portions of the Dental Assisting National Board examinations – NELDA or CDA.

$2,995.00 (USD)



What you will learn

  • Describe the roles for each member of the dental team and twelve dental specialties
  • Define the legal and ethical practice of dental assisting, including HIPAA
  • Explain deciduous and permanent dentition along with their functions in dental anatomy and pathology
  • Describe the chain of infection, transmission routes, and infection control for the dental practice, along with OSHA regulations
  • Summarize the role of the dental assistant in pharmacology, nutrition, and interaction with a variety of patients in normal daily activities and emergency situations
  • Describe the use, care, and preparation of dental instruments for patient care
  • Outline the necessary components of a patient record prior to dental charting
  • Use charting techniques to identify dental restorations and disease to create a treatment plan to prevent future disease progression
  • Set up equipment for anesthesia and sedation.
  • Describe patient clinical methods and techniques to prevent dental disease
  • Identify the process of exposing high-quality radiographs in both traditional and digital formats
  • Describe dental materials, their uses in dental treatment, and skills needed to use them efficiently
  • Define the dental assistant's role in pediatric dentistry, orthodontics, endodontics, prosthodontics, and cosmetic dentistry
  • Explain the communication and business needs to maintain a dental business office
  • State transferable hard and soft skills in order to complete a résumé for a dental assistant position

How you will benefit

  • Real-world perspectives from experienced dental assistants
  • Essential information about anatomy and physiology, preventive dentistry, patient care, and communication, radiology, pharmacology, anesthesia, assisting in specialty practices, employment strategies, and much more
  • Explore the basics of maintaining computerized clinical dental records using Dentrix Practice Management software






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