Class
Schedule

We have 3 semesters each year starting in January, April, and September

2019 Semester Start Dates:
Winter – January 19th, Spring – April 20th, Fall – September 21st
Day 1 General introduction to terminology and
equipment and CPR CERTIFICATION.
Day 2 Four-handed dentistry, instrument transfer,
isolation techniques, suctioning (HVE), local
anesthesia, patient positioning, and handpiece
maintenance.
Day 3 Radiology theory and practice of intraoral
& extraoral xray techniques,
xray safety and darkroom
procedures.
Day4 Amalgam & composite materials, instruments,
mixing, curing, tubs & trays
Day 5 Cements and liners, alginate impressions (upper
arch), model pouring, and
trimming.  XRAY QUIZ
Day 6 MID-TERM EXAM, Oral
surgery & periodontal instruments and
materials, sterilization procedures, alginate
impressions (lower arch).
Day 7 Crown & bridge instruments and materials,
making temporary restorations, and bite
registration.
Day 8 Endodontic materials and instruments,
orthodontics, job interview skills.
Day 9 Office Management, front desk operation,
appointments, billing dental insurance, office
management software, OSHA regulations as it
applies to dental assisting.
Review and practice for final exams.
Day 10 FINAL
EXAM AND
GRADUATION
, Pediatric dentistry, final
written exam, xray practical, and practical
clinical exam, CPR certification, Graduation and awarding of
certificates and pins.

Note: the Day #s
correspond to the Chapter #s in the syllabus, “Concepts in
Dental Assisting”.