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Dental Assistant - Dates, Times and Cost

Class Begins: TBD

Class Ends: 

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.

DENTAL ASSISTANT

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.