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Dental Assisting

Instruction includes patient records, legal and ethical issues affecting the dental profession, and the study of the head and neck anatomy, tooth identification and morphology, dental terminology, infection control and instrumentation. Chair-side procedures practiced in the classroom , lab, and at dental offices include digital and manual x-rays, impressions, study models, dental charting, suctioning, and passing instruments. 

CAREERS AVAILABLE IN THE INDUSTRY:

• Dental offices/clinics

• Specialty dental practices

• Dental colleges

• Dental laboratories

• Military dental clinics

LICENSURE / CERTIFICATIONS:

• OSHA 10 Healthcare

• Oklahoma Board of Dentistry/ Oklahoma Dental Foundation

• Dental Assistant Permit

• Radiation Safety Course Certificate

• American Heart Association-BLS Healthcare Provider CPR

• American Heart Association-BLS Healthcare Provider First Aid