Dental Assisting Level I is an introduction to the dental profession and the roles of the dental team. The students will focus on dental terminology, anatomy and physiology, infection control, and safety/ emergency procedures. Students will begin to perform dental procedures such as greeting and seating a patient, sterilization of instruments and disinfection of the dental operatory.
Dental Assisting Level II continues to prepare the student to function as an integral member of the dental health team. Students will focus on instrument identification, chairside procedures, radiology, dental materials, dental lab procedures and pharmacology. Students will practice dental laboratory skills.
Dental Assisting Level III emphasizes instruction in office procedures, ethical/legal responsibilities and dental specialties. Students will continue to practice dental laboratory skills.