Interested in working in a dental office? Complete this intense training program and gain the knowledge and skill needed to work in a dental office as an entry-level dental assistant, receptionist, front office assistant, or back office assistant. Topics include dental terminology, disease transmission, disinfection and sterilization, dental anatomy, dental records and charting, instrumentation, impressions and castings, radiation health and safety, insurance and billing' and front desk responsibilities. This course also provides x-ray training that qualifies you to sit for the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) Radiation Health and Safety Examination. Must be at least 18 years of age or older. High school diploma or GED required. Technical standards apply. Before registration, make an appointment at the Test Center (443-412-2352) to complete the reading (ACR) and math (ACA) assessments. Prerequisite: American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR. All classes meet at Dental One, 3435 Box Hill Corporate Center Drive, Ste. E, Abingdon, MD 21009.
Navy blue scrubs are provided and you are required to wear them to both the theory class and the externship. Textbook required and available at College Store. Senior adult and disabled retiree course fee waivers apply. Transcript available.
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Class will meet online via Zoom for theory. Student shouldhave access to the internet and a web camera.Hands on skills sessions will meet onsite at Dental One.
Gain the ability to perform the skills approved by the Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners for general practice expanded functions. You must have 6-months experience working in a dental office, and your employing dentist must verify employment. All theory is taught in a classroom setting and the clinical training will occur at your place of employment. Content includes applying topical anesthetics; impressions; preparing and removing temporary crowns; placing and removing matrix bands; etching and bonding; removing sutures; and constructing mouth guards and trays. Preparation for the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) Maryland General Dental Assisting Expanded Functions (MDG) exam included. Textbook required. Must be at least 18 years of age or older. High school diploma or GED required. Senior adult tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Are you a practicing dental assistant interested in sitting for the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) Radiation Health and Safety Examination? Complete this course to gain the knowledge and skill needed to take dental radiographs including full-mouth and bitewing x-rays. A working knowledge of oral anatomy, infection control, and dental terminology required. Topics include the proper placement of dental x-rays and radiation health and safety. Skills lab practice included. All classes meet at Dental One, 3435 Box Hill Corporate Center Drive, Ste. E, Abingdon, MD 21009. Textbook required and available at College Store. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition fee waivers apply. Transcript available.
6:00 PM - 10:15 PM
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