Includes NC Radiology and Nitrous Oxide Certifications for the Dental Assistant
The student will receive the following certifications upon completion:
North Carolina Dental X-RAY Certification
Nitrous Oxide Monitoring for Dental Assistants
Infection Control / HIPAA Certification
CPR for the Health Care Provider
Medical Office Emergencies
Certificate of Course Completion from NC Dental U
Why NC Dental U
Understand the role of the Dental Assistant
Understand Dental/Oral Anatomy, Tooth Numbering System
Take X-rays using DIGITAL imaging equipment, including NOMAD technology
Maintain patient records including an introduction to Practice Management Software
Monitor Nitrous Oxide during patient care
Take Dental Impressions and Model Trimming
Understand sterilization procedures
Develop communication skills for use with patients and coworkers.
Understand dental insurance.
Understand equipment maintenance.
Use the computer to promote efficiency.
Develop employability skills and strategies
What is a Dental Assistant?
Dental assistants are the foundation to any successful dental practice. They provide necessary support to the Dentist in the clinical setting during most dental procedures.