Course Schedule

 
 

Accelerated Dental Assisting Academy

Course Schedule

 

10 week program consisting of 80 clock hours

 

Day

 

Course Name

 

Description

1   Introduction to Dental Assisting and Sterilization General introduction to dental terminology, equipment, sterilization procedures, and hand piece maintenance. We will also go over job interview skills and how to develop a Resume.
2   Radiology   Radiology and practice of intraoral & extraoral x-ray techniques, x-ray safety and darkroom/digital procedures.
3

Impressions  

  Alginate impressions, model pouring and trimming. 
4   Four-handed Dentistry, Fillings & X-RAY EXAM   X-RAY EXAM. Four-handed dentistry, instrument transfer, isolation techniques, suctioning (HVE), local anesthesia, patient positioning amalgam & composite materials, instruments, mixing, curing, tubs & trays, cements and liners.
5

 

Mid Term Exam
Clinical Review

  MID-TERM EXAM. Review previous clinic information
6   Crown and Bridge   Crown & bridge instruments and materials, making temporary restorations, and bite registration.
7   Endodontics, Orthodontics, Periodontics, and Pedodontics   Endodontics, Orthodontics, Periodontics, and Pedodontics
8   Oral Surgery and Dentures   Oral surgery, Implant, Partials, and Dentures
9   Office Management, OSHA and State Guidelines   Office Management, front desk operation, appointments, billing dental insurance, office management software, OSHA regulations as it appliesto dental assisting. Dental assisting state guidelines.
10  

Final Written and Practical Exam/CPR

 

FINAL EXAM AND PRACTICAL EXAM, final written exam, x-ray practical, and practical clinical exam and awarding of certificates and pins. CPR, course will be held after all exams are finished. CPR certifications will be issued by the American Heart Association.