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Curriculum

Week 1 (Intro to Dentistry and Oral Anatomy)

    • Introduction to Course,
    • Introduction to the Profession of Dentistry
    • Equipment Introduction, Operation and Maintenance
    • Dental and Oral Anatomy 
    • Human Dentition

    Week 2 (Sterilization)

    • Sterilization and Terminology
    • Autoclave Operation
    • Cold Sterilization
    • Ultrasonic Bath
    • Instrument Sterilization
    • Equipment Disinfection
    • Treatment Room Disinfection and Asepsis Techniques
    • OSHA Certification

    Week 3 (Radiology)

    • Radiology Theory, Terminology, and Techniques
    • Radiographic Dental Anatomy and Pathology
    • Processing Techniques and Proper Disposal of Chemicals
    • Infection Control in Dental Radiology 
    • X-ray Identification, Interpretation and Errors

    Week 4 (Four Handed Assisting, and Instruments)

    • Delivering Dental Care
    • Instrument Nomenclature and Identification for all aspects of Dentistry
    • Chair Side Assisting 
    • Chair Side Doctor-Patient Assistant
    • Preventative Care
    • Prophylaxis cleaning procedures
    • Fluoride application, rules and uses
    • Instrument Transfer Techniques

    Week 5 (Pediatric and Restorative Dentistry) 

      • Pediatric Dentistry
      • Dental assistants role and required skills in pediatric offices: Child Comfort
      • Childhood Caries Causes and Preventions
      • Pit and Fissure Sealants
      • Dental Materials 
      • Moisture Control
      • Treatment Options Available depending on Oral Condition
      • Topical & Local Anesthesia
      • Composite & Amalgam Restorations
      • Liners, Bases, and Bonding
      • Temporary Fillings

      Week 6 (Impressions, Whitening, and Lab)

      • Impression Materials and their uses 
      • Bite Registrations
      • Counter/Opposing Impressions
      • Stone Model Material, Pouring and Trimming
      • Tooth Whitening: different materials and methods
      • Bleaching Tray and Night Guard Fabrication

      Week 7 (Dental Specialties)

      • Fixed Prosthodontics
      • Cord Packing, tissue retention
      • Hemostatic Agents
      • Temporary Crowns fabrication 
      • Cement Material
      • Implant Dentistry
      • Removable Prosthodontics
      • Orthodontics
      • Endodontics 

      Week 8 (Treatment planning and Dental Emergencies)

        • Oral Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
        • Compromised Patients
        • Pharmacology
        • Dental Emergencies
        • Vital Signs
        • Sedation

        Week 9 (CPR and First Aid Certification)

        • CPR
        • First Aid

        Week 10 (Front Office and Job Interview)

        • Reception/Front Office
        • Billing / Insurance
        • Dentrix Software
        • Charting
        • Scheduling
        • Job Interview  
        • Resume' Writing
        • Rules for Interviews: Difficult Questions and how to answer them
        • Do's and Don'ts during the Interview-What to Expect

        Week 11 Final Exam


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          Premier Dental Assisting School of Utah
          112 East 12450 South Suite 101
          Draper, UT 84020
          (801) 803-0005
          info@premierassisting.com
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