Archive for April 2016
I liked the x-ray class and the teachers were great. I really liked when we did the hands on training because we got to learn the different instruments.
I learned that I really like the dental field and I learned a lot from this class.
The college I am attending doesn’t offer these dental classes, so these classes are valuable.
-says Karina A.
I loved the staff and instructors in the coronal polish class. I feel like Ms. Abby prepared us for everything we need to know and went out of her way to help with any questions.
I learned that it is never to late to go back to school and that you can do anything you put your mind to.
-says Jessica S.
I am very satisfied with the coronal polish class experience. I loved the very close attention the instructors gave us. I am also glad to have all the questions I had answered.
I liked the fact that I learned about the future classes and the benefits from them.
The hands on experience was so valuable, I am grateful to the instructors.
-says Carla R.
I feel accomplished and I am learning a great deal in the coronal polish class.
Ms Abby was very thorough when she was demonstrating and that was great to see.
I want to do my very best as a dental assistant in any office.
-says Ann Z.
I loved the coronal polish class. When I needed any help or had a question then instructors were right there to help.
I feel that I am so prepared now when I go to coronal polish in an office. I also really liked the small classes because that gave us more one on one time with instructors.
-says Alexis A.
I liked everything about the dental assistant school. Ms Abby was great, helpful and nice. Noah was also a great person. I had a great experience.
In the infection control class I really learned a lot and the instructor was very helpful. I was very happy about the hands on demonstration that was shown. The information in this class is valuable and I would definitely come back to this class.
-says Anai S.
I really loved the interaction. I was really happy with the way my teachers communicated with all the students. They were always ready to help any student in need.
I was really happy to take this 13 week class and I can take all the specific courses I need to receive my certificate to become a dental assistant.
-says Shaylyn C.
Joining the dental industry isn’t as hard as pulling teeth – as many believe. If you ever considered what it takes to become a dental assistant then, the information contained in this article will help you decide if this position is the right career choice for you. A dental assistant professional greatly increases the efficiency and productivity of the practicing dentist in the delivery of oral health care services.
Many dental offices employ on average about two or more dental assistants depending on the size of the practice. The demand for dental assistants in this industry is high so job security is not an issue for someone considering this position. If you’re a people person with strong communication skills and like to take charge of a career with responsibility that is rewarding and fun then becoming a dental assistant is for you.
Job Duties of a Dental Assistant
The duties and responsibilities carried out by a dental assistant are the most important and influential part of any dental office. The state of California requires Infection Control & DPA (Dental Practice Act) certification. The students shown below enjoyed the class. A dental assisting career requires building an interpersonal relationship with the patient while executing technical skills in an efficient manner.
Responsibilities may include:
- Radiology or x-rays of the patient.
- Prepping and sterilizing dental instruments and equipment.
- Creating a patients chart and filling out patient medical history.
- Taking Blood Pressure and Pulse if necessary.
- Dental treatments and procedures.
- Teaching patients good oral hygiene strategies and providing them with written literature on oral care.
If you have a passion to make people smile and like to be hands with what it is you do with your profession then becoming a dental assistant is the right choice for you. Some of our students in this photo are training hands-on. Not only is this career rewarding and exciting, but its a great way to build a relationship with your patients in the community and establish a rapport with them that will help you advance in your career. Take the next step into preparing for a career choice that is right for you by finding out more information on how to become a dental assistant now.
The next dental assisting school session is scheduled to begin soon, so reserve your spot in class and the discount while you can… Simply call (714) 882-5518 or come visit the dental assisting school today!
Eric M. Meyer, DDS