Clarion County Career Center
Dental Assistant - Dates, Times and Cost
Class Begins: TBD
Times: 4:00 - 8:00 P.M.
Days: Tuesday and Thursday
Length - 11 Weeks
Class dates and times are subject to change
Cost - $ 1000.00 (Books and materials included)
Call 814-226-4391 opt. #1 or Click Here for Registration.
The Dental Assisting Program prepares students for entry level positions in one of the fastest growing health care positions – Dental Assisting. The purpose of this course is to familiarize the student with all areas of pre-clinical dental assisting and provide training in the professional skills required to function as an assistant in the dental practice.
This course covers the following key areas and topics:
Administrative Aspects: The history of dentistry and dental assisting; introduction to the dental office; the legal aspects of dentistry and dental assisting; policies and guidelines.
Clinical Aspects include: Introduction to oral anatomy; dental operatory; dental equipment, operation, and maintenance; introduction to tooth structure; primary and permanent teeth; the oral cavity and related structures; proper patient positioning; dental hand-pieces; dental anesthesia; sterilization; maintaining sterility and asepsis.