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In as little as 10 weeks you can start your new career in dental assisting. Learn all aspects of the trade through hands on practice, course books and video instruction. Become a productive member of your dental team in either a clinical or administrative role. Dental Assistants are in GREAT DEMAND! Dental assisting is a desirable profession Earn a respectable salary. have job security, even during a changing economy. The work day in a dental office is full of variety! Our course does not limit students to general dentistry only. Specialties include Orthodontics, Endodontics, Pedodontics, Oral Surgery, Periodontics. Seek out what suits your interests. Continuing Education allows for growth in your career. The paths are endless!
What is a Dental Assistant?
Dental Assistants perform a wide range of duties in their position. They can have both administrative and clinical responsibilities. Some of those tasks include:
Prepare the patient for their dental exam or procedure
Take and process x-rays
Sterilize and disinfect instruments
Record patient treatment information
Document medical and dental health histories.
Instruct and educate patients on oral hygiene
Order dental supplies and schedule appointments.
FUTURE OF DENTAL ASSISTANTS
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Dental Assistants,
at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/dental-assistants.htm (visited April 14, 2021).
The demand for dental assistants is projected to increase by 18% through the year 2024, which is much faster than average. Ongoing research linking oral health and general health will likely continue to increase the demand for overall preventative dentistry.
OUR PROGRAM OFFERS
At the end of this course you will have a skill set of taking & processing X Rays, placing fissure sealants, coronal polishing, impressions / pouring models, infection control, instrument passing, anatomy terminology & more.
Dr. Robert M. Judd, DDS
DDS since 1983
Registered Pharmacist Since 1975
Dental Assistant / Instructor
15 years Experience
1254 JUNGERMAN RD. SUITE B
ST. PETERS, MO 63376