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EFDA and X-ray Certification Combined into 1 Course for the experienced dental Assistant. . FL Board of Dentistry Approved Course. Minimum 3 months experience required. Courses given monthly. Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm

Florida Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Certification and Dental X-ray Certification Combo Course in 1 Day 

9:00 am – 4:00pm
Course Hours: 12 Online Lecture Hours/7 Clinical Lab Hours in our facility

 

A Florida Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Certification and a Dental X-ray Certification will be given upon demonstration of competency and satisfactory completion of a written and clinical test.

This is a hybrid course with the instructional portion of both courses to be completed online BEFORE the class date and the clinical lab portion of both courses to be completed in person at our facility. A Florida Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Certification (EFDA) and a Dental X-ray Certification will be given upon demonstration of competency in both the clinical lab portion and satisfactory completion of both online written tests.

This Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Certification (EFDA) & Dental X-ray Certification Combo Course is for the dental assistant who has been formally trained by a licensed dentist in expanded functions duties with a minimum of three months on the job training. Students must be able to perform the Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Certification (EFDA) and Dental X-ray procedures in a clinical setting and pass an online exam with a grade of 75% or better in both courses to be issued a Florida Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Certification (EFDA) and Dental X-ray Certification . This course is to certify that the dental assistant is knowledgeable in and able to perform the Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Certification (EFDA) and Dental X-ray procedures listed below. Dental Assistants must be able to perform clinical dental charting on paper in order to become a Florida Expanded Functions Dental Assistant, a dental charting test will be given as part of the clinical lab portion of the course.

This class is an online blended class. Students must have access to a computer and Internet for the program. Also students must have basic computer knowledge to ensure proper operation of online class work.

  • Clinical Charting
  • Polishing Clinical Crowns
  • Apply Topical Fluoride
  • Take Alginate Impressions
  • Pouring Study Models
  • Apply Dental Sealants
  • Place/Remove Dental Dam
  • Place/Remove Matrix Band
  • Place/Remove Retraction Cord
  • Place/Remove Periodontal Dressing
  • Place/Remove Temporary Restorations
  • Apply Liners and Bases
  •  Suture Removal
  • Fabricating Temporary Crowns
  • Removal of Excess Dental Cement
  • Traditional FMX Mounting
  • X-ray Rinn Assembly
  • Positioning of X-ray Rinns
  • Film/Sensor Exposure

SUPPLIES NEEDED FOR THE DENTAL X-RAY/ Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Certification (EFDA) CLINICAL LAB PORTION (PART 2)
4 hole slow speed motor with a straight  attachment (for polishing  & making a temporary w/acrylic bur)
Acrylic bur
Temporary crown and bridge material (whatever material your office uses)
Temporary Cement
Prophy paste
Disposable prophy angle
Alginate (enough for upper and lower impressions)
Plaster or stone (to pour Alginate Impression for Study Model)
Sealant Material
IRM and Cavit (any temporary filling material your office uses)
Base or Liner  (Fuji, Dycal, Ketac, whatever your office uses)
1 Piece of Dental Dam Material
Safety glasses
Basic set up (mirror/explorer/cotton pliers/air-water tip)
Disposable saliva ejectors
Face mask
Disposable gloves (5 pairs)

 

 You can bring your own supplies or they all can be rented for $50. Review the Performance Checklist (attached) for the materials needed to bring to class, Whichever type of materials your offices uses for you to complete the procedures on the list are ok. We have the mixing bowls, spatulas and instruments (besides Basic Set Up). These items must be brought to class and are not provided by the school but can be rented for $50 for the day (purchase at registration). Bring enough supplies to use in the course, approximately 2  of each disposable item.

***Please note we are required to inform you: Florida does require that all dental assistants have 2 dental assistant certifications before working with patients. Their Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Certification (EFDA) and Dental X-ray Certification.

If you are only taking the X-ray Certification course then you will only legally be allowed to take x-rays. To actually work with the dentist and assist him with dental procedures you will also need your EFDA Certification. Florida does not accept any other states’ certifications. ***

This course has 2 Parts. Part 1 is all Online, Part 2 is in person at our facility.

Once you register and make payment for a class you immediately have access to PART 1 the study material and actual state test for the course, submitted online.

Part 1 – The Instructional Online portion of the course that is self paced. It includes all study material and the actual written tests for Certification. The test must be submitted online at least 48 hours before you can attend Part 2 of the course, the Clinical Hands-On portion that is given in our facility on the selected class date.

Part 1 is completed online, Part 2 is completed in our Facility on the selected class date.

The actual class date that is selected is the date you come to our facility for Part 2 of the course the “Hands-On” portion of the course. Part 2  the “Hands-On” portion involves demonstrating  your Dental Assisting skills. Once both Parts of the Course are completed you will receive your Certification(s); Part 1 – a passing grade of 75% or better on the Written online test and Part 2 – demonstrating your Dental Assisting skills in our facility on the selected class date.

You can take the written test from any device that can access the internet. The study material is a combination of Powerpoints and PDF documents.

REFUNDS:

Our business office must be notified in writing 7 days prior to the class start date in order to receive a refund or transfer to another class date. Refunds omit 3% transaction charges that student pays when using credit card/ debit card.

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december

fri14dec9:00 amEFDA and/or Dental X-ray Certification Course - Friday, December 14, 20189:00 am EST 4995 49th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33709

january

fri18jan9:00 amEFDA and/or Dental X-ray Certification Course - Friday, January 18, 20199:00 am EST 4995 49th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33709

fri25jan1:30 pm- 5:30 pmOrthodontic Dental Assistant Training Course - Friday, January 25, 2019 1:30- 5:30p1:30 pm - 5:30 pm

february

sat2feb9:00 amEFDA and/or Dental X-ray Certification Course - Saturday, February 2, 20199:00 am EST 4995 49th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33709

sat9feb9:00 am12 Week Dental Assistant Training Program - Saturdays, February 9, 20199:00 am EST 4995 49th St N., St. Petersburg, FL 33709

mon11feb9:00 am12 Week Dental Assistant Training Program - Mondays, February 11, 20199:00 am EST 4995 49 St N., St. Petersburg, FL 33709

mon11feb6:00 pm12 Week Dental Assistant Training Program - Mon/Wed Evenings, February 11, 20196:00 pm EST 4995 49th St N., St. Petersburg, FL 33709

march

thu14mar9:00 am12 Week Dental Assistant Training Program - Thursdays, March 14, 20199:00 am EST 4995 49 St N., St. Petersburg, FL 33709

fri15mar1:00 pmDental X-Ray Refresher Course Friday, March 15, 2019 1:00p - 5:00p1:00 pm 4995 49th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33709