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Central Florida Institute

Since 1997, Central Florida Institute’s mission is to advance and promote professionalism and education for medical, surgical, and dental students. We specialize in training you for an in-demand healthcare career.

Why Central Florida Institute? Central Florida Institute is a proven leader in employment-focused education.

We offer nationally accredited, flexible training specialties in a comfortable, professional setting. We provide you the quality, hands-on training and qualifications you need to successfully enter a rewarding career in the medical and dental fields. Our programs attract a diverse range of students. Our programs are designed for individuals seeking entry-level or advanced career opportunities in these fast paced industries. You will have a career that you can be proud of based on an education from Central Florida Institute!

A very rewarding, hands-on career, Dental Assisting prepares the student to perform both clinical and administrative dental procedures. According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, from the U.S. Department of Labor, job prospects for the Dental Assistant are excellent and employment is expected to grow much faster than the average of all job opportunities through the year 2012. The U.S. Department of Labor projects that Dental Assistants will be one of the fastest growing occupations over the next ten years.

Due to better dental care, individuals are retaining their natural teeth and demand more dental services. As a result, dentists will be hiring more dental assistants to help meet the increased demand for dental services.

Upon completing the Dental Assistant program at Central Florida Institute, the graduate is trained to:

  • Chairside assist with the dentist.

  • Hand instruments to dentist during a procedure.

  • Sterilize dental instruments.

  • Take and develop dental x-rays.

  • Remove dental sutures.

  • Prepare dental anesthetics.

  • Make dental impressions.

  • Create temporary crowns and bridges.

  • Plan and chart dental treatments.

  • Assist dentist with orthodontics and retainer placement.

  • Provide instructions on dental care to the patient.

  • Set dental appointments and collect payments.

  • Order dental supplies.

The Dental Assistant not only works with the dentist but also with all the other dental and laboratory technicians who may be a part of the dental team.

The Dental Assistant may be employed in any of the following dental practices:

  • General practice

  • Dental clinic

  • Cosmetic dentistry

  • Pediatric dentistry

  • County health departments

  • Specialties:

  • Endodontist
    Oral & Maxillofacial dentistry

School name:Central Florida Institute
Address:6000 Cinderlane Parkway
Zip & city:32810 Florida
Phone:(888) 831-8303

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