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DENTAL ASSISTANT TRAINING

 

DENTAL1 - COMPLETE DENTAL ASSISTING COURSE

Get your training in San Diego's premier Dental Assisting School. A dental assistant performs many tasks in the dental office. A dental assistant's tasks include getting a patient ready for examination, preparing patients for dental procedures, managing dental records, sterilizing dental instruments, providing instruments to the dentist when requested, preparing anesthetics, managing suction devices, taking dental x-rays, and more. The dental assistant (DA) may also remove dental sutures, clean away extra dental cement after a temp or permanent crown has been placed, and provide instructions to patients on dental care. A DA may also be involved in administrative duties such as setting and confirming appointments, processing dental bills, collection payments, reminding patients of a dental appointment, and ordering dental supplies.

No Previous Dental Experience nor High School Diploma is required for this Course.

LENGTH OF COURSE

This Course will Be held on Saturdays & Sundays from 9am to 5pm for 4 weeks (1month).

Special time accommodations may be an option for evening or weekday training.

Upon completion of the course each student will receive all California State Certifications that are required to be able to work immediately within a dental office now and with your RDA. You will also be supplied with free bleaching trays!

COURSE CERTIFICATIONS

  • X-Ray Certification
  • Coronal Polish Certification
  • Ultrasonic Certification
  • CPR / AED Adult, Child & Infant -2 Year AHA CPR Card
  • 8Hr Infection Control
  • Ca Dental Practice Act (Law)
  • Basic First Aid
  • Epinephrine Auto-Injector Administration
  • Asthma Inhaler Administration
  • Bloodborne Pathogens

***See below for our Dental Assisting ala carte classes

COURSE SUBJECTS

  • Dental Anatomy
  • Charting
  • X-ray Processing
  • X-ray Mounting
  • Sterilization Protocol
  • Dental Equipment
  • Patient Protocol
  • Vital Signs
  • Alginate Impressions
  • Stone Pour
  • Bleaching Tray
  • Aspiration Techniques
  • Basic Dental Instruments & Operative Materials
  • Instrument Passing
  • Professional Development & Record Keeping

All supplies are furnished

California Dental Certifications

Dental1 - Complete Dental Assisting Course - Student $7000.00
Dental1 - Complete Dental Assisting Course - MyCAA/Military $4000.00*

*Please Call 1-858-722-8504 for MyCAA/Military Discount




DENTAL FRONT OFFICE COURSES

 

DENTAL18 Ė FRONT OFFICE MANAGEMENT WITH DENTRIX G4

The front office plays a pivotal role in the success of any dental practice. With this course a student can feel confident in his/her ability to fulfill the obligations and responsibilities of an office staff member. If you have little to no front office experience this course will be the most beneficial for you. While in this course we will be covering every aspect of the front office, from etiquette and patient rapport, to practice set up and insurance billing.

This is an 8 day course and includes a student edition of Dentrix software (for pc) as well as a Dentrix manual and a textbook, "Dental Office Management".

COURSE SUBJECTS

  • PRACTICE SET-UP
  • NEW PATIENT/FAMILY SET-UP
  • SCHEDULING
  • WALKING OUT A PATIENT
  • INSURANCE BILLING
  • END OF DAY/MONTH REPORTS
  • TREATMENT PLANNING AND CASE PRESENTATION
  • PRODUCTION GOALS
  • PROPER INSURANCE CODING
  • FOLLWING UP UNPAID CLAIMS
  • HANDELING COLLECTIONS
  • ACCOUNT ADJUSTMENTS
  • FINANCIAL ARRANGEMENTS
  • FIRST IMPRESSIONS OF YOUR OFFICE
  • UNDERSTANDING MANAGEMENT REPORTS

Time: 8 DAYS, CALL FOR DATE AVAILABILITY
CEU'S: 30 CERTIFICATION OF COMPLETION

 

Dental18 - Front Office Management - Student $7000.00
Dental18 Front Office Management - MyCAA / Military $4000.00*

*Please Call 1-858-722-8504 for MyCAA/Military Discount



DENTAL19 - INSURANCE CODING/BILLING

The world of insurance billing can be very tricky and confusing. If you are currently working in an office and you are having difficulty getting certain claims paid or just want some insight into how to properly code your claims this is the course for you. We can show you some little known techniques to help you get paid quicker and even some codes you did not know you could bill. This is a great tool to help you learn how to find more cash flow for your office. Learn how to interpret EOBís and how to properly adjust your patient accounts as well as posting payments.

TIME: 2 DAYS, CALL FOR DATE AVAILABILITY
CEU'S: 14 CERTIFICATION OF COMPLETION

 

Dental19 - Insurance Coding/Billing $750.00



DENTAL20 - FRONT OFFICE PROCEDURES WITH DENTRIX G4

This is a great course for someone that already has some dental front office experience and may just need a refresher course. This course is taught on Dentrix and includes all of your daily procedures. We will go over new patient set-up, posting payments, end of day and month reports, management reports, generating statements, and scheduling.

TIME: 1 DAY, CALL FOR DATE AVAILABILITY
CEU'S: 6 CERTIFICATION OF COMPLETION

 

Dental20 - Front Office Procedures with G4 $350.00



DENTAL21 - DENTRIX G4 TRAINING

While in this course our instructors will train you on the Dentrix G4 system from top to bottom. Learn your basics, from patient account and family account set-up to scheduling and forming a recall system. Then you will be moved into setting up patient letters, generating important management reports, charting, scheduling with production goals, setting up insurance, sending out referrals and electronic processing of your claims. This is a 2 day course and includes a student edition of Dentrix software (for pc) as well as a Dentrix manual.

TIME: 2 DAYS, CALL FOR DATE AVAILABILITY

CEU'S: 14 CERTIFICATION OF COMPLETION

 

Dental21 - Dentrix G4 Training $850.00




DENTAL LAB TECHNICIAN COURSES

 

DENTAL17 - COMPLETE DENTAL LAB TRAINING

Dental Technicians work with a variety of materials including waxes, plastics, precious and non-precious alloys, a variety of porcelains and composites or polymer glass combinations. Many technicians acquire skill in the use of sophisticated instruments and equipment while performing laboratory procedures. It is important for the technician to help create tooth replacements that are both attractive and functional. Technicians perform much of their work without close supervision. They often experience the satisfaction that results from taking an entire project from start to finish. If you like doing precision work with your hands, enjoy working independently and are interested in health care, a career as a Dental Laboratory Technician may be for you. The Complete Dental Lab Training is provided to dental staff, high school seniors, military spouses of MYCAA and those interested in starting an exciting new career. Come and join our Dental Lab Technician school and further advance your career today.

No Previous Dental Experience nor High School Diploma is required for this Course.

COURSE LENGTH

This course will be 4 weeks (1 month). Call for complete course schedule. Knowledge on all types of materials used for crown and bridge in today's modern laboratory will be taught. Upon completion of the Course each student will receive a Certificate of Completion.

COURSE SUBJECTS

  • Dental Anatomy
  • Disinfecting Protocol
  • OSHA Control for Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Dental Laboratory Equipment
  • Model & Die
  • Substructure Waxing / Full Contour Waxing
  • Metal Finishing
  • Model Articulation
  • Porcelain Stacking, Finish Grinding and Contouring, Stain and Glaze
  • Professional Development and Maintaining Records materials
  • Different types of crown fabrication, and why they are chosen. Including PFM, Emax, Bruxir, Lava, Veneers, monolithic and layered crowns.

All supplies are furnished

 

California Dental Certifications

Dental17 - Complete Dental Lab Technician - Student $7000.00
Dental17 - Complete Dental Lab Technician - MyCAA/Military $4000.00*

*Please Call 1-858-722-8504 for MyCAA/Military Discount



 

DENTAL22 - MODEL AND DIE

In this course you will learn how to take a case from impression to completed model work. Get tips on how to successfully pour up impressions and set correct bites. Also work on distinguishing proper margins and trim dies.

No Previous Dental Experience nor High School Diploma
is required for this Course.

COURSE LENGTH

This course will be 3 days. Call for complete course schedule. Upon completion of the Course each student will receive a Certificate of Completion.

COURSE SUBJECTS

  • Disinfection of impressions
  • Label and pan new cases
  • Choose articulator
  • Pour up impression
  • Model trimming
  • Pin models
  • Routing
  • Articulating
  • Saw out die
  • Trim die margins

All supplies are furnished

 

Dental22 - Model and Die $550.00

 

DENTAL23 - BASIC WAXING

In this course you will learn how to take a case from model and die to completed wax up. This course will focus on single unit anterior and posterior copings as well as bridges

No Previous Dental Experience nor High School Diploma
is required for this Course.

COURSE LENGTH

This course will be 3 days. Call for complete course schedule. Upon completion of the Course each student will receive a Certificate of Completion.

COURSE SUBJECTS

  • Die preparation
  • Coping wax up
  • Sprue coping
  • Invest units

All supplies are furnished

 

Dental23 - Basic Waxing $850.00

 

DENTAL24 - ADVANCED WAXING

In this course you will learn how to take a case from model and die to completed wax up. This course will focus on metal occlusions and linguals, full crown wax ups, stress-breakers, and implants.

Students must have prior waxing experience to take this course.

COURSE LENGTH

This course will be 4 days. Call for complete course schedule. Upon completion of the Course each student will receive a Certificate of Completion

COURSE SUBJECTS

  • Metal occlusal waxing
  • Metal lingual waxing
  • Full crown waxing for full metal or full porcelain press units
  • Stress-breaker waxing
  • Implant set up and waxing

All supplies are furnished

 

Dental24 - Advanced Waxing $1025.00

 

DENTAL25 - METAL FINISHING

Take your units from the oven to completed metal units. Learn how to cast metal and finish it down as a full metal or a metal coping

No Previous Dental Experience nor High School Diploma
is required for this Course.

COURSE LENGTH

This course will be 4 days. Call for complete course schedule. Upon completion of the Course each student will receive a Certificate of Completion.

COURSE SUBJECTS

  • Set up burn out oven
  • Burn out wax units
  • Cast metal
  • Knock out investment
  • Cut off metal units
  • Finish down margins

All supplies are furnished

 

Dental25 - Metal Finishing $850.00

 

DENTAL26 - PORCELAIN BUILD UP & PRESSING

This course will go over different techniques for your porcelain units including pressing full porcelain units and build up of metal fused to porcelain units

No Previous Dental Experience nor High School Diploma is required for this Course.

COURSE LENGTH

This course will be 5 days. Call for complete course schedule. Upon completion of the Course each student will receive a Certificate of Completion.

COURSE SUBJECTS

  • Set up porcelain oven to press units
  • Burn out full porcelain units
  • Press full porcelain
  • Cut back techniques for full units
  • Build up PFG units

All supplies are furnished

 

Dental26 - Porcelain Build Up & Pressing $1300.00

 

DENTAL27 - FINISH GRINDING

This course focuses on all of the fines work required to grind in your porcelain units and make them look like natural teeth. From the shaping to the contacts, you will learn the skills to make your crown blend into your patients natural dentition.

Previous dental experience is required for this Course.

COURSE LENGTH

This course will be 4 days. Call for complete course schedule. Upon completion of the Course each student will receive a Certificate of Completion.

COURSE SUBJECTS

  • Learn to make your teeth blend with natural dentition
  • Grind in contacts
  • Adjust proper occlusal clearance

All supplies are furnished

 

Dental27 - Finish Grinding $900.00

 

DENTAL28 - STAIN AND GLAZE

Finish your cases like a pro with this course. Learn to properly stain characteristics in your teeth to match even the most difficult dentition. Also gain some knowledge into proper shade selection and custom shades.

No Previous Dental Experience nor High School Diploma
is required for this Course.

COURSE LENGTH

This course will be 1 day. Call for complete course schedule. Upon completion of the Course each student will receive a Certificate of Completion.

COURSE SUBJECTS

  • Select custom shades
  • Staining techniques to match difficult shades

All supplies are furnished

 

DENTAL28 - Stain and Glaze $250.000




CAD/CAM COURSES

 

CAD/CAM MANUAL

DENTAL29 - Complete CAD/CAM Course

In this complete course you will be given an Intro to Digital Cad/Cam Technology, enter case data into the Cad/Cam system, create the type of restoration to be displayed after scanning, review of basic scanning and design protocol, use of materials, antagonist scanning, axis finder for path of insertion, mark margins & design a full contour crown. Using designing tools, such as : Form, Wax Drop, Scaling, and Positioning & Rotation. You will then mill, stain & glaze your designed crown to take with you upon completion. You will also learn advanced designing techniques, including: correlation, replication, quadrant restoration and reduced down crown design. It will also include MOD inlay, anterior & posterior bridge design

No Previous Dental Experience nor High School Diploma is required for this Course.

COURSE LENGTH

This course will be 4 weeks (1 month). Call for complete course schedule. Knowledge on all types of materials used for crown and bridge in today's modern laboratory will be taught. Upon completion of the Course each student will receive a Certificate of Completion.

COURSE SUBJECTS

  • Dental Anatomy
  • Disinfecting Protocol
  • OSHA Control For Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Dental Laboratory Equipment
  • Model & Die
  • CAD/CAM design and scan
  • Milling
  • Stain and glaze

All supplies are furnished

 

Dental29 - Complete CAD/CAM Course - Student $7000.00
Dental29 Complete CAD/CAM - MyCAA/Military $4000.00*

*Please Call 1-858-722-8504 for MyCAA/Military Discount

 

BASIC CAD/CAMDENTAL2 - BASIC CAD/CAM COURSE DESCRIPTION:

In this course you will be given an Intro to Digital Cad/Cam Technology Manual to read, then tested. You will then enter case data into the Cad/Cam system, create the type of restoration to be displayed after scanning, review of basic scanning and design protocol, use of materials, antagonist scanning, axis finder for path of insertion, mark margins & design a full contour crown.

Time: 10am-2pm
CEU'S: 4 CERTIFICATION OF COMPLETION

 

Dental2 - Basic CAD/CAM $800.00



INTERMEDIATE CAD/CAM COURSEDENTAL16 - INTERMEDIATE CAD/CAM COURSE: PREREQUISITES: COMPLETION OF BASIC CAD/CAM COURSE

While in this course we will cover an overview of restoration types and design techniques. This course will teach you how to take a scanned model & design a full contoured crown, using designing tools, such as : Form, Wax Drop, Scaling, and Positioning & Rotation. You will then mill, stain & glaze your designed crown to take with you upon completion.

TIME: 10am-2pm
CEU'S: 4 CERTIFICATION OF COMPLETION

 

Dental16 - Intermediate CAD/CAM $800.00



ADVANCE CAD/CAM COURSEDENTAL18 - ADVANCE CAD/CAM COURSE:PREREQUISITES: COMPLETION OF BASIC & INTERMEDIATE CAD/CAM COURSE

This course will cover advance designing techniques, including: correlation, replication, quadrant restoration and reduced down crown design. It will also include MOD inlay, anterior & posterior bridge design.

TIME: 10am-2pm
CEU'S: 4 CERTIFICATION OF COMPLETION

 

Dental18 - Advanced CAD/CAM $800.00



CAD/CAM MANUALCAD/CAM MANUAL: INTRO TO DIGITAL CAD/CAM TECHNOLOGY:

Manual reading & test.

CEU'S: 4

 

CAD/CAM Reading Manual and Test $65.00




DENTAL3 - Pit and Fissure Sealant Certification :: 16 CE Units

All RDA's or participants working toward obtaining an RDA and are currently certified in CPR and coronal polish may enroll in this course. This is a 2 day Board approved course covering lecture, clinical, theory & DVD format by Ultradent, using UltraSeal XT. You are required to bring up to four patients (18 years of age or older, with no orthodontic bands or brackets) for sealant placement. Upon completion of clinical final and written examination on the second day, all RDA's may apply pit and fissure sealants.

All supplies are furnished

 

Dental3 - Pit and Fissure Sealant $475.00

 


DENTAL4 - Radiation Safety Certification

This course is for everyone wanting to learn how to take quality dental x-rays. Students will receive full instructional training in radiation safety. The course includes taking dental radiographs, processing and mounting of dental x-rays. Dexter training and 4 patients are required. Classroom instruction and a final examination are given. FMX on patients can be done in class or at your dental facility that allows you to perform clinically. In addition, if you are a professional currently in a dental facility located in another state or country needing to meet the California Radiation Certification requirements this course will allow you to receive certification at your own pace.

All supplies are furnished


California Dental Certifications

Dental4 - Radiation Safety Certification $375.00

 


DENTAL5 - RDA Practical Review Seminar

This is a full day "hands-on" seminar, with individualized instruction given in a small class size enviroment. There will be extensive practice and evaluation of temporary crown fabrication and temproary sedative restoration. At the end of the day participants will participate in a "mock exam" which allows you to experience the exam in a  test-like situation. 

All supplies are furnished


California Dental Certifications

Dental5 - RDA Practical Review Seminar $200.00

 


DENTAL6 - Radiation Technique Refresher :: 15 CE Units

This is an excellent course for participants who are already California Dental Board certified and may want to brush up on there x-ray taking ability. This course will concentrate on your weakness weather it be with using the Rinn, Snap, or Bite Tab technique. There is no test given. This course concentrates purely on giving you confidence with taking bite wing, periapical, or an entire FMX.

All supplies are furnished


California Dental Certifications

Dental6 - Radiation Technique Refresher $275.00

 


DENTAL7 - Coronal Polish Certification :: 12 CE Units

This course is designed to teach the proper use of techniques of coronal polishing. Student must provide 3 patients for clinical portion of the course. Patients must be at least 18 years old, free of calculus and of any health problems.

All supplies are furnished


California Dental Certifications

Dental7 - Coronal Polish $275.00

 


DENTAL8 - Ultrasonic Scaling Certification :: 4 CE Units

This course is great for all RDA's and orthodontic assistants. The use and techniques will be taught on the ultrasonic scalier by the RDA in an orthodontic setting is offered with complete instruction, clinical practice, lecture and participation are given with a written exam.

All supplies are furnished


California Dental Certifications

Dental8 - Ultrasonic Scaling Certification $175.00

 


DENTAL15 - Infection Control

2 hour Requirement for RDA 2 year Relicenser - 2 CE Units
8 hour Requirement for RDA Application Licenser

Fulfills the California Dental Board biennial requirements for relicenser. This is not for new licenser of the RDA. An 8 hour Infection Control Course is required for all new Applications of the RDA. This course covers general infection control regulations for dentistry. Understand barrier protection and disinfection procedures to control the transmission of microorganisms.

 

California Dental Certifications

Dental15 - Infection Control 2 Hour $50.00

Dental15 - Infection Control 8 Hour $275.00

 



DENTAL9 - California Dental Practice Act :: 2 CE Units (Mandatory)

Fulfills the California Dental Board biennial requirements for relicensure. Reviews statutes of the Dental Practice Act including license renewal requirements, use of auxiliaries in a dental practice, scope of practice for auxilliaries and dentists, citations, fines and disciplinary actions.




California Dental Certifications

Dental9 - California Practice Act $50.00

 


DENTAL10 - CPR/ AED Certification

This course is great for everyone. Health care providers are mandated to be certified in CPR. External adult, child and infant training as well as Defibrillation Training (AED) will be included as part of this course. This course is mobile and can come to your office. This is a two year certification course.

All supplies are furnished


California Dental Certifications

Dental10 - CPR $75.00

 


DENTAL11 - Basic First Aid :: 4 CE Units

Participants learn first aid skills for treating a variety of injuries such as burns, wounds, head, neck and back injuries, and heat and cold-related emergencies.  Participants also learn to manage sudden illnesses, stroke, seizure, bites and poisoning.  This is a Red Cross taught course.

All supplies are furnished


California Dental Certifications

Dental11 - Basic First Aid $75.00

 


DENTAL12 - OSHA Annual Bloodborne Pathogen Training :: 2 CE Units

Students will learn how bloodborne pathogens are spread, how to prevent exposures and what to do if exposed to infectious materials.


California Dental Certifications

Dental12 - OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen $25.00

 



DENTAL13 - Epinephrine Auto-Injector Training :: 2 CE Units

This module is designed to help individuals learn how to correctly administer an epinephrine auto-injector to a person who is suffering from a severe allergic reaction.


California Dental Certifications

Dental13 - Epinephrine Auto-Injector Training $25.00

 


DENTAL14 - Asthma Inhaler Training :: 2 CE Units

This lesson is designed to help individuals learn how to correctly administer an asthma inhaler to a person who is having an asthma attack.



California Dental Certifications

Dental14 - Asthma Inhaler Training $25.00