Course Schedule

Week

1

General introduction to terminology and equipment

Week

3

Amalgam and composite mixing and curing, cements and liners, Alginate impressions (upper arch), model pouring and trimming.

Week

5

Endodontic and orthodontic instruments, materials and procedures, job interview techniques

Week

7

Amalgam and composite materials and instrumentation, tub and tray systems, sterilization methods.

Week

9

Crown and bridge instruments and materials, making temporary restorations and wax bites. Introduction to Cerec.

Week

2

Radiology theory and practice of intraoral and extraoral x-ray techniques, x-ray safety and digital xray procedures

Week

4

Four-handed dentistry, aspiration, instrument transfer, isolation local anesthesia, patient positioning, and handpiece maintenance.

Week

6

MID-TERM EXAM, Oral surgery and periodontal instruments and materials, alginate impressions

Week

8

Office management, front desk operation, appointments, billing and insurance.

Week

10

FINAL EXAM AND PRACTICAL EXAM, Pedodontic assisting, course review, final exam and practical clinical review. Graduation and awarding of certificates and pins.

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