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The course is meant to train an individual on the entry level basics or being an Orthodontic Dental Assistant or to expand the skills of an existing Dental Assistant. The course is 6 weeks 4 hours per week. Day and Evening classes available. No Experience Necessary

This program is designed to give the basic terminology, knowledge and skills to an individual wanting to become an Orthodontic Dental Assistant (no experience required) or to expand the skills of an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant.

This 6-week course is designed so that, upon completion, the participant has the practical experience necessary to become an Entry Level Orthodontic Dental Assistant. We have collaborated with local Orthodontists to train students in exactly what the Orthodontist would want you to know before hiring an entry level Orthodontic Dental Assistant. The Course will be 4 hours – 1 day per week for 6 weeks for ALL HANDS ON TRAINING. NO TESTS and NO BOOKS

The Course will provide  students with the essential knowledge, skills and practical experience to successfully acquire an entry level position as an Orthodontic Dental Assistant. Students will learn to describe the types of malocclusion, discuss corrective orthodontics, describe the types of treatment involved and perform procedures to assist the Orthodontist.

Upon completion of the course the dental assistant will be trained to:

  • Taking preliminary and post treatment photographs
  • Selecting and pre-sizing orthodontic bandsorthodontic dental assistant procedures
  • Selecting and pre-sizing archwires prescribed by dentist
  • Selecting extra-oral appliances by pre-selection or pre-measurement
  • Preparing a tooth surface with conditioning agents for orthodontic appliances
  • Removing and recementing properly contoured and fitting loose bands that are not permanently attached to any appliance
  • Making impressions for study models which are made for the purpose of fabricating orthodontic retainers
  • Placing or removing prescribed pre-treatment separators
  • Securing or unsecuring an archwire by attaching or removing the fastening device
  • Removing excess cement from orthodontic appliances with non-mechanical hand instruments only
  • Place a lingual bar retainer

Orthodontic Dental Assistant CourseThe Course is for 6 weeks, 4 hours per class, 1 day per week  for all hands on training. DAY & EVENING CLASS AVAILABLE.

CLASS SIZE:

We take a maximum of 8 students per class. Your spot in the class is not reserved until you have made the deposit. ($350)

PREREQUISITES:

No prerequisites to take the Orthodontic Course, the dentist may require the participant to obtain their Florida Dental Assistant Certifications or already have their Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Certification and Dental X-ray Certification.

COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS:

This class is an online blended format class. Students must have access to a Computer and Internet for the program (at home) to view class material, videos and download handouts. Students should have basic computer knowledge to ensure proper operation of online class work.

Financing available with $350 down and weekly payments of $100 a week for the 6 weeks

Location: 4995 49th Street N., St. Petersburg, FL 33709

We serve all of Florida: Tampa, Orlando, Fort Myers, Sarasota, Ocala, Port Richey, Lakeland, Venice, Largo, Clearwater, Kissimmee, Bradenton, Miami, Gainesville, etc.

Become a Florida Dental Assistant in 12 Weeks. We are a Florida Dental Assistant School offering Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Certification, Dental X-ray Certification and Orthodontic Dental Assistant Training.

 

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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Course Dates

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

fri15feb9:00 amEFDA and/or Dental X-ray Certification Course - Friday, February 15, 20199:00 am 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