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Dental Assisting

Graduates of CDI’s Dental Assisting program will earn these certificates, all included in the tuition (There are no additional fees):

  • Dental Assisting
  • Radiation Safety (X-ray license)
  • 8-hour Infection Control
  • Basic Life Support / CPR for Healthcare Providers

The curriculum covers these topics:

  • Perform chairside assisting for general dentistry and specialty procedures
  • Describe the legal and ethical responsibilities of the dental healthcare worker
  • Perform general front-office procedures
  • Identify principles of microbiology and disease prevention, and perform infection control procedures
  • Identify structures and explain functions and pathologies of dental and general anatomy
  • Record patient-assessment data
  • Identify the functions of pharmacology and anesthesia as they relate to dentistry
  • Identify, describe, maintain and utilize dental instruments and equipment
  • Understand and perform both film, and digital radiographic procedures
  • Identify properties and uses, and manipulate dental materials
  • Describe principles and perform techniques of preventive dentistry

8 hours Infection Control

Basic Life Support / CPR for Healthcare Providers