Dental Assisting Program

Dates: March 17, 2014 - May 19, 2014
Meets: M and W from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM, 17 sessions
Hours: 60.00
CEUs: 6.00
Instructor: Condensed Curriculum Int
Fee: $1,199.00

Sorry, this course has been cancelled. Please contact our office to see if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.


Course Description

Dental Assisting Program - On Auburn's Campus

The 60 hour 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 include: the history of dentistry and dental assisting; introduction to the dental office; the legal aspects of dentistry; policies and guidelines.  Clinical Aspects include: introduction to oral anatomy; dental operatory; dental equipment, introduction to tooth structure; primary and permanent teeth; the oral cavity and related structures; proper patient positioning; dental hand-pieces; sterilization; and other areas.  In addition to entry-level administrative jobs, this course is ideal for students interested in pursuing a future formal Dental Hygienist program.  All textbooks are included in the registration fee.  Course Contact hours: 60 hrs

 

Mondays and Wednesdays, March 17th May 19th 2014  |  6:00pm 9:30pm

 

* This class qualifies for Financial Assistance, for more details visit:

http://www.auburn.edu/outreach/opce/financialassist.htm

  
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