Apply the knowledge and skill gained in dental assistant training theory and skills lab. This 20-hour, individually-scheduled, externship provides you with the opportunity for a clinical experience in a dental office with a practicing dental assistant. The clinical program specialist arranges the site, dates, and times with you. Evening and weekend placements are unavailable. Prerequisites: completion of Dental Assistant Training; healthcare provider CPR, proof of immunization for measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella; and a negative TB skin test or chest x-ray. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Interested in working in a dental office? Complete this intense training program and gain the knowledge and skill needed to work in a dental office as an entry-level dental assistant, receptionist, front office assistant, or back office assistant. Topics include dental terminology, disease transmission, disinfection and sterilization, dental anatomy, dental records and charting, instrumentation, impressions and castings, radiation health and safety, insurance and billing' and front desk responsibilities. This course also provides x-ray training that qualifies you to sit for the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) Radiation Health and Safety Examination. Must be at least 18 years of age or older. High school diploma or GED required. Technical standards apply. Before registration, make an appointment at the Test Center (443-412-2352) to complete the reading (ACR) and math (ACA) assessments. Prerequisite: American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR. All classes meet at Dental One, 3435 Box Hill Corporate Center Drive, Ste. E, Abingdon, MD 21009.
Navy blue scrubs are provided and you are required to wear them to both the theory class and the externship. Textbook required and available at College Store. Senior adult and disabled retiree course fee waivers apply. Transcript available.
Are you a practicing dental assistant interested in sitting for the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) Radiation Health and Safety Examination? Complete this course to gain the knowledge and skill needed to take dental radiographs including full-mouth and bitewing x-rays. A working knowledge of oral anatomy, infection control, and dental terminology required. Topics include the proper placement of dental x-rays and radiation health and safety. Skills lab practice included. All classes meet at Dental One, 3435 Box Hill Corporate Center Drive, Ste. E, Abingdon, MD 21009. Textbook required and available at College Store. Senior adult and disabled retiree course fee waivers apply. Transcript available.
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