Dental Assisting

Upcoming Course Start Dates
April 26,2022
Fall 2022

Course Overview

dental assisting

Week 1 Intro to Dental Assisting

Review of the school’s expectations. The building blocks to becoming an amazing in-demand Dental Assistant. Everything you need to know about OSHA!

clinical procedures

Week 2 Dental Instrument Processing, Clinical Dentistry, and Moisture Control

Four-Handed Dentistry! Learn to assemble a Rubber Dam & Syringe. Patient Positioning and Handpiece Maintenance.

Dental Assisting II: Dental Radiography

Week 3 Anatomy and Physiology, Dental Anatomy

Introduction to Dental Anatomy & Terminology. Radiology theory and practice of intraoral and extraoral X-ray techniques, X-ray safety and darkroom procedures.

Practice Management

Week 4 Dental Charting and Intro to Dental Specialties

Learn all about root canals, better known in the dental world as endodontics, as well as orthodontics, or braces! A fun lecture that will engage you with better depth of common dental practices. Learn the importance of obtaining full dental records!

dental sciences

Bonus Class - Professional Development/Interview Preparation

This class is an additional day to help students begin to prepare for a career in dentistry. Professional Development Lecture. Preparation and discussion of Dental Resumes! One on one interview prep.

Dental Materials

Week 5 Radiology and Intraoral Photography for the Dental Assistant

Hands on Radiology Training and lecture material to prepare you for the state exam.

Clinical Procedures II

Week 6 Dental Restorative Materials & Technique

What General Dentistry is all about! Learn all about restorative restorations! Practice doing this procedure on mannikins in the real dental office. Learn more about dental instruments and how to assemble the matrix band.


Week 7 MID-TERM EXAM and Review Radiology and Lab Techniques

Midterm Exam- Lets us see how things are all coming together. Learn how to take impressions and create models. Later in class, students will use these impressions & models to create their own bleaching trays, so that they can get their teeth bleached as well.


Week 8 Review Dental Instruments, Moisture Control, Restorative Dentistry and Radiology, Intro Dentrix Electronic Charting

As a dental assistant one of the most imperative roles you will have is creating temporary crowns! You will learn how to fabricate a temporary crown for the patient and dental practice, making these several times on mannikins until you feel confident doing it in the real world!


Week 9 Dental Preventative Care and The Job Search

Review patient communication and oral hygiene instruction, Job Interview Skills, Mock Interviews, and Front Desk.


Week 10 Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office, Vital Signs and BLS Training


Week 11 Dental Pain Management and Final Exam Review


Week 12 Final Written and Practical Exam Mandatory to graduate

Final applied clinical experience with chairside assisting in four-handed dentistry, radiographic techniques, and assisting during specialty procedures. Final Practical Exam and Final Written Exam! At the completion of your last day, you will have the confidence to walk out into the dental world, get an amazing career doing what you love, and get paid for it! If you choose to take the State Boards to become a Certified Dental Assistant, you will have full confidence to take and pass this test as well after obtaining sufficient clinical hours.



The day following the last day of class is YOUR day to shine! It is graduation day! We go off site to a large local venue to celebrate you and all your hard work! Bring your family and friends to celebrate you and your amazing accomplishment! This event will offer a variety of refreshments, video of your accomplishments throughout class, diplomas, games with prizes, and more! It is our pleasure to offer this day to you, our dental professional, and welcome you to an amazing career!

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