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School of Health Careers

The School of Health Careers, founded in 1992, has served the Ft. Lauderdale area preparing students for rewarding careers in various allied health professions. Our campus consists of a main facility housing 5 classrooms and labs and extension space with 2 additional classrooms and labs. All classrooms are comfortable, spacious and well equipped to provide a quality, simulated work environment. These rooms house reference materials for students and faculty and include DVD and video supplements as well as books and periodicals. At our administrative offices, support personnel aid students in the areas of career placement, general student services, financial services and educational assistance. Both buildings have ample parking, good visibility from access roads and are open from 7am – 10pm Monday through Thursday and Friday and Saturday from 8am – 4pm.

School of Health Careers in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, offers allied health training. Different from other Florida colleges and schools, our programs focus specifically on healthcare. We offer several Florida training programs, including dental assistant, medical assistant and Medical Office Administration .

Dentists are expected to hire more dental assistants to perform routine tasks so that they may devote their own time to more complex procedures.

ental assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties. They work chairside as dentists examine and treat patients. They make patients as comfortable as possible in the dental chair, prepare them for treatment, and obtain their dental records. Assistants hand instruments and materials to dentists and keep patients’ mouths dry and clear by using suction or other devices. Assistants also sterilize and disinfect instruments and equipment, prepare trays of instruments for dental procedures, and instruct patients on postoperative and general oral health care.

Some dental assistants prepare materials for impressions and restorations, take dental x rays, and process x-ray film as directed by a dentist. They also may remove sutures, apply topical anesthetics to gums or cavity-preventive agents to teeth, remove excess cement used in the filling process, and place rubber dams on the teeth to isolate them for individual treatment.

Those with laboratory duties make casts of the teeth and mouth from impressions, clean and polish removable appliances, and make temporary crowns. Dental assistants with office duties schedule and confirm appointments, receive patients, keep treatment records, send bills, receive payments, and order dental supplies and materials.

School name:School of Health Careers
Address:3190 N State Road 7
Zip & city:33319 Florida
Phone:(866) 758-7677

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