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Thank you for your interest in Dental training to become a dental assistant. We are postponing our training sessions until further notice.

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Thank you for your interest in Dental training to become a dental assistant. We are postponing our training sessions until further notice.

Beginning

Thank you for your interest in Dental training to become a dental assistant. We are postponing our training sessions until further notice.

 

Course Topics

Sterilization and Infection Control

Anesthesia / Nitrous Oxide Monitoring

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Dental Instruments / Tray Set-Ups

Moisture Control

Restorative Techniques

Dental Anatomy

Lab / Impression Techniques

Digital Radiology

Proper Oral Hygiene

Jurisprudence

Preventative Care (Including Sealants)

Charting

Procedural Post-Operative Instructions

Four-Handed Assisting Techniques

CPR, Pain Management, and More

Dental training Externship

Practical Dental Assistant Training Academy offers an internal 40-hour Externship Program to *eligible students that provides real-world experiences they need to become confident and skilled dental assistants. The externship portion of our course allows our students the opportunity to work under the direct guidance of experienced dental professionals in a local dental office.

*Eligible/Qualified are those who graduate in the top 10% of their class. All students that are not eligible/qualified for a Lakemoor Dental Externship will receive assistance in an external externship placement.

Grading System

The final grade average will be based on the completion of all listed requirements and will be determined by the following grading scale:
A – 90-100
B – 89-80
C – 79-70
F- 69 and below


Grading Policies


Student performance will be evaluated in the following manner:

Assignments 20%
Tests 20%
Quizzes 5%
Hands-on Training 35%
Final Exam 20%

Graduation Requirements

Complete the 10-week program with a grade point average of 70% or higher (this includes completion of a 40 hour externship)

Closed Days

Monday Jan 16, 2023 (MLK Day)

Monday May 29, 2023 (Memorial Day)

Monday Jun 19, 2023 (Juneteenth)

Tuesday Jul 4, 2023 (Independence Day)

Monday Sep 4, 2023 (Labor Day)

Thursday–Friday Nov 23–24, 2023 (Thanksgiving)

Monday Dec 25, 2023 (Christmas)

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