Course DescriptionDental Assisting and Radiology: Lab | Learn the basic skills necessary to become an entry-level dental assistant. Make impressions, pass instruments and take dental X-rays. Prepare for the Dental Assisting National Boards Radiation Health and Safety exam. CEUs issued. $1,012 includes $324 fee. Prerequisite: High school diploma or GED. Corequisites: OPA-370 Dental Assist and Rad-Lecture and OPA-354 Workforce Success Skills and pass a reading assessment. Please call the Continuing Education and Workforce Development Office at 410-777-2325 for assistance.
Learner OutcomesIdentify teeth and dental instruments; Prepare dental materials including dental cement, alginate, and dental stone; Practice four handed dentistry and material exchange; Complete a full mouth series of dental x-rays and expose an occlusal radiograph; Assemble low speed and high speed hand pieces.
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- Dental Assisting and Radiology : Open Enrollment
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