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DENTAL ASSISTING (CPTC BRUNSWICK)

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Coastal Pines Technical College

3700 Glynco Parkway

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Brunswick, GA 31525

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This course prepares students for entry level positions in one of the fastest growing health care positions – Dental Assisting. The purpose of this course is to familiarize the student with all areas of pre-clinical dental assisting and provide training in the professional skills required to function as an assistant in the dental practice.

This course covers the following key areas and topics –

  • Administrative Aspects include: the history of dentistry and dental assisting; introduction to the dental office; the legal aspects of dentistry; policies and guidelines.

  • Clinical Aspects include: introduction to oral anatomy; dental operatory; dental equipment, introduction to tooth structure; primary and permanent teeth; the oral cavity and related structures; proper patient positioning; dental hand-pieces; sterilization; and other areas.

In addition to entry-level administrative jobs, this course is ideal for students interested in pursuing a future formal Dental Hygienist program.

*Upon successful completion of this program, students may be eligible to sit for the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) - 1) National Entry Level Dental Assistant (NELDA) Exam, 2) Anatomy, Morphology and Physiology (AMP) Exam, 3) Radiation Health and Safety (RHS) Exam, 4) Infection Control Exam (ICE) and the 5) RHS - ICE Exam. Please note that the NELDA Exam is a single exam that includes the AMP Exam, RHS Exam and ICE. You may also take the AMP Exam, RHS Exam and ICE individually to earn your NELDA. And you may also take the RHS - ICE Exam that includes both the RHS Exam and ICE.

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Coastal Pines Technical College

3700 Glynco Parkway

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Brunswick, GA 31525

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