DENTAL ASSISTANT

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DENTAL ASSISTANT

Summary

  • Duration: 10 Months
  • Learn X-Ray, Clinical, and Preventive Procedures
  • 170-Hour Externship in a Local Dental Office
  • Prepare for an Entry-Level Dental Assisting Position
  • Dental Assistants Are an In-Demand Career

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By submitting this form, I agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service, which I have read on this website. I agree IEC Corporation and its affiliates, subsidiaries, and/or agents, including UEI College and United Education Institute may contact me via email, telephone, text (Msg&data rates may apply. Recurring msgs.); via automatic telephone dialing system and/or artificial or prerecorded voice, for any purpose. I understand I do not need to provide consent to receive any good or service.

DENTAL ASSISTANT

Do you enjoy working with people? UEI’s Dental Assistant program can give you the career training you need to make a difference for patients in a dental office. Learn the skills that can lead you to a new career you can be proud of.

Summary

  • Duration: 10 Months
  • Learn X-Ray, Clinical, and Preventive Procedures
  • 170-Hour Externship in a Local Dental Office
  • Prepare for an Entry-Level Dental Assisting position
  • Dental Assistants Are an In-Demand Career

Dental Assistant Career Outcomes

With the hands-on training, you’ll get in our program, you’ll graduate with the skills necessary to be a valuable addition to a dental office from day one. In addition to dental offices, our graduates work in settings such as hospital dental departments, insurance companies, and dental supply manufacturers. The following are some of the entry-level positions you’ll be prepared for:

  • Entry-Level Dental Assisting
  • Orthodontic Assistant
  • Oral Surgery Assistant
  • Orthodontic Technician
  • Surgical Dental Assistant
  • Registered Dental Assistant

About This Program

At UEI you’ll learn dental assisting in labs designed and equipped to be just like real dental offices. This program prepares students for an entry-level dental assisting position. All of the tools and techniques are the same ones currently used in the industry.

In as few as 10 months you’ll learn and practice the key clinical, radiographic (X-ray), and preventive dental procedures that dental offices expect their assistants to know. You’ll be trained in clinical, radiographic and preventive dentistry procedures. At the end of the program, you’ll complete 170 hours of on-the-job training in an externship with a local potential employer.

Course Titles

Hours

Dental Science/Medical Emergencies

90

Chairside Assisting

90

Radiography

90

Dental Material

90

Preventative Dentistry

90

Dental Specialties

90

Prosthodontics/Administrative Assistant

90

Externship

170

UEI Dental Assistant Program - FAQs

Dental assistants are instrumental to the proper and efficient functioning of dental offices and clinics. As the name suggests, dental assistants assist dentists with front office tasks such as welcoming patients to the clinic, scheduling appointments and updating patient medical records. Dental assistants also offer back office support for dentists, including preparing exam rooms, preparing and sterilizing tools, and offering dentists chairside assistance with common procedures such as fillings, extractions, root canals, cleanings, etc. For dental assistants to be successful, they must possess a broad range of skills that include medical, administrative, technical, and personal skills.

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