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Everest College


Dental Assistants are educated to perform chair side assisting methods, patient procedures, and related office and laboratory tasks under the direction and supervision of a licensed dentist.




The variety of tasks you learn will allow you to be challenged by diverse responsibilities in the delivery of dental care.




You will gain knowledge of the basic dental sciences, proficiency in laboratory and clinical skills, and practical experience involving specialized skills.




Dental Assisting Class Training


Dental Assisting hands-on training includes a study of:



  • Dental Office Emergencies.

  • Dental Radiography.

  • Dental Specialties.

  • Operatory Dentistry.

  • Laboratory Procedures.

  • Dental Anatomy and Orthodontics.

  • Dental Assisting Externship.



  • You will obtain hands-on experience in a laboratory setting using major equipment such as amalgamators, dental units and chairs, model trimmers, oral evacuation equipment, oxygen tanks, personal computers, ultrasonic units, and X-ray units.




    You will be trained in valuable clinical, radiographic, and administrative procedures, leading to career opportunities with dental offices, dental supply manufacturers, hospital dental departments, and insurance companies. Additional entry-level positions include dental receptionists, dental insurance clerks, dental supply salespeople, and administrative assistants.




    Dental Assisting Career Opportunities


    Duties of a Dental Assistant may include: assisting a dentist at chair side with basic dental procedures; preparing materials for use by the dentist; cleaning and sterilizing dental instruments; providing education to patients about good dental health; and performing preventive procedures.






    School name:Everest College
    Address:825 Greenbrier Circle #100
    Zip & city:23320 Virginia
    Phone:757 - 361-3900
    Web:http://www.everest.edu/campus/chesapeake/program/dental-assisting
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