Orthodontic Dental Assistant Training Course

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The course is meant to train an individual on the entry level procedures of being an Orthodontic Dental Assistant or to expand the skills of an existing Expanded Functions Dental Assistant.

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.

 

Orthodontic Dental Assistants are in HIGH DEMAND

Start working as an Orthodontic Dental Assistant in 6 Weeks

    • *  Taking preliminary and post treatment photographs
    • *  Selecting and pre-sizing orthodontic bands
    • *  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 & fitted 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

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This 6 week course is designed so that, on completion, the participant has practical hands on training to Become an Orthodontic Dental Assistant. The Course is for 6 weeks, 4 hours per class, 1 day per week  for all hands on training. 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. NO STATE TESTS

 

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.

 

LOCATION:

4995 49th Street N.,
St. Petersburg, Florida 33709

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

Financing available with $350 down and weekly payments of $100 a week for the 6 weeks (finance fee included in the payments)

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

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 the 3% transactions fees that student pays when using debit card/ credit card.