• Practice Dentoforms
    Practice Dentoforms

    Dentoforms are used to train students by simulating conditions they will encounter in practice.

  • Mirror & Periodontal Probe
    Mirror & Periodontal Probe

    Students use a Mirror and Periodontal Probe for disease assessment.

  • Infection Control
    Infection Control

    Students learn to use Dental Dam to reduce contamination during procedures.

  • Instruments

    DATC Students learn Instruments in order to effectively assist the Dentist when chairside assisting.

  • Radiographs

    Students learn to take Radiographs that are consistent in order to help the Dentist with diagnosis and treatment plans.

  • CPR

    As part of the DATC Dental Assistant I Program, Students become American Red Cross Certified in CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers.

  • Dental Office Operatory
    Dental Office Operatory

    Students learn about the Dental Operatory Set-up, Infection Control using Barriers and about the Dental Unit.

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

    As part of the OSHA and Infection Control, Students learn about PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) for them and for the patient.  Using barriers and wearing the proper protective items keeps everyone safe.

  • Impressions

    Students learn how to make good first impressions, In and Out of the operatory.

  • Curing Light
    Curing Light

    DATC Students learn how to use and what procedures require Curing Lights.

  • Dental Specialities
    Dental Specialities

    DATC Students learn from local area dental specialists.

Dental Assistant I - The Journey Begins

Classes start what should I expect?

Session 11 started September 6th and there is so much information to take in.  As we hit the ground running toward a new future and career in Dentistry, we learn about Introduction to Dentistry, Office Emergencies and Infection Control and Clinical Dentistry.

The night of Orientation the DATC Staff distributed the course materials and gave us our Beginning Assignments.  We began hands-on learning on September 6th in our first class.  We began to learn how to identify teeth in week 1 and then learned about Office Emergencies, Infection Control, OSHA and SPICE week 2.  In our third week we learned about Clinical Dentistry and began identifying instruments and learning how to transfer instruments.

We will SUCCEED and on November 22, 2014 we will become Dental Assistant I’s and be ready to start a new career in Dentistry.

If you haven’t sent in your Application for Admission, what are you waiting for?  It's never too late, Orientation for Session 12 is at 6pm on Thursday, February 12, 2015.  Class size is limited and spaces are already filling up fast.  Visit us at www.DATCinc.com .  Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Google +, LinkedIn and check in with us on Foursquare when you sign up today.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Previously:  Dental Assistant I - The Journey Begins (Part III)


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