This 8-hour Dental X-ray Certification Course is for the Florida Dental Assistant who has been formally trained by a licensed dentist, with a minimum of three months experience, in assisting in the positioning and exposing of dental x-rays. Students in the Dental X-ray course must be able to perform these skills in a clinical setting and pass an online written exam with a grade of 75% or better to be issued a Florida Dental X-Ray Certification.
This is a hybrid course with 2 Parts. Part 1 the Instructional Online portion of the course to be completed online BEFORE the class date and Part 2 the Clinical Hands On portion of the course to be completed in person at our facility.
A Florida Dental X-Ray Certification will be given upon demonstration of competency in both Parts – Part 1 a grade of 75% or better on the online written test and Part 2 the Clinical Hands On portion that the students demonstrates their proficiency in the positioning and exposing of dental x-rays.
A minimum of three months of experience as a chairside dental assistant is required to attend this course.
**PLEASE NOTE: A Dental Assistant must have BOTH Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) and Dental X-ray Certifications to become a Florida Dental Assistant