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Certifications Offered for Registered Dental Assistants and Dental Hygienists

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All classes are scheduled from 8:00 am - 5:00* pm

*Courses are subject to end prior to the scheduled time.

Dental Assistants

  1. Radiology
  2. Coronal Polishing
  3. Sealant Placement
  4. Nitrous Oxide Monitoring

Dental Hygienists

  1. Nitrous Oxide Administration
  2. Local Anesthesia


Registered Dental Assistants

Radiology
Applicants must be currently registered as a dental assistant in the state of Tennessee. After completing this course, the participant will be able to explain how dental x-rays are created, have the ability to recognize the need for dental x-rays, explain how x-rays affect the human body, list the different sizes and parts of intraoral x-ray films, demonstrate the appropriate techniques for taking bitewing, periapical and panoramic x-rays, demonstrate the appropriate technique for exposing panoramic, bitewing and periapical radiographs and determine correct exposure and processing errors. Students will learn how to mount and label radiographs correctly.

May 30 & 31, 2014

July 25 & 26, 2014

August 15 & 16, 2014

Course Fee: $475.00

Course Duration: 2 days
Cancellation Policy: Participants will receive a full refund minus a $75.00 processing fee if you cancel at least 45 days before the course. The participant will receive a 50% refund if you cancel less than 45 days before the course.


Coronal Polishing for Registered Dental Assistants

April 25 & 26, 2014

May 23 & 24, 2014

June 27 & 28, 2014

This course is designed to prepare practicing dental assistants for the coronal polishing examination. This lecture will be for the dental assistant who has an entry level understanding of dental terminology, dental sciences and dental procedures. The objectives are:

1) Define oral prophylaxis and explain the rational for coronal polishing.
2) Describe the appearance and formation of various dental deposits
3) Clinically apply appropriate coronal polishing technique and adjunct methods for plaque Removal.
4) Understand the dental assistants role in oral hygiene instruction, record keeping and appropriate infection control.

Course Fee: $275.00
Course Duration:  2 days

Cancellation Policy: Participants will receive a full refund minus a $75.00 processing fee if you cancel at least 45 days before the course. The participant will receive a 50% refund if you cancel less than 45 days before the course

Sealant Placement for Registered Dental Assistants

May 3, 2014

June 7, 2014

July 26, 2014

This course is designed to prepare the certified dental assistant to properly apply dental sealants. The certified dental assistant will be able to:

1. Explain how dental sealants work
2. Explain scientific terminology relating to dental sealants
3. Explain how dental sealants were developed
4. Explain pit and fissure anatomy
5. Explain the criteria for an ideal sealant
6. State indications and contraindications for sealant placement
7. Explain the different types of sealant materials available for clinical practice
8. Demonstrate placement of sealants in the clinical setting
9. Demonstrate placement of sealants in the clinical setting using proper infection control and ergonomics.
10. Explain the proper maintenance of sealants

Course Fee: $225.00
Course Duration:  1 day

Cancellation policy: Participants will receive a full refund minus a $75.00 processing fee if you cancel at least 45 days before the course. The participants will receive a 50% refund if you cancel less than 45 days before the course.

Nitrous Oxide Monitoring for Registered Dental Assistants

April 26, 2014

May 17, 2014

June 21, 2014

This course is designed to provide the knowledge needed to successfully monitor the use of nitrous oxidel oxygen analgesia in a private dental practice. The topics to be presented include a review and update on basic physiology, information on a patient evaluation for the use of nitrous oxide a discussion of the role of nitrous oxide in the dental practice a review of the new equipment and techniques, and knowledge of the indications and contraindications for using nitrous oxide. The students will learn a brief history of nitrous oxide oxygen and conscious sedation, the legal provisions for dental auxiliaries to monitor dental anatomy and physiology related to the human body and common drugs that react to nitrous oxide. The operation of equipment used as well as the safety features and infection control of equipment. Learn how to monitor patients under nitrous oxide. Recognition and management of medical emergencies associated with nitrous oxide.

Course Fee: $195.00
Course Duration:  1 day

Cancellation policy: Participants will receive a full refund minus a $75.00 processing fee if you cancel at least 45 days before the course. The participants will receive a 50% refund if you cancel less than 45 days before the course.

Registered Dental Hygienists


Nitrous Oxide Administration for Registered Dental Hygienists

May 2 & 3, 2014

June 6 & 7, 2014

August 8 & 9, 2014

 

Describe the condition of a patient in each of the four stages of anesthesia. Evaluate medical histories, take vital signs, and interpret results. Properly titrate the dose of nitrous oxide. Discuss the physical and chemical properties of nitrous oxide. Discuss the potential for abuse of nitrous oxide. Review signs that patients are experiencing an adverse reaction to the nitrous oxide. Discuss the potential life threatening situations related to nitrous oxide
analgesia. Identify risk and potential hazards of long term use. Demonstrate appropriate record keeping. Recognize and manage complications of nitrous
oxide. Identify proper patient selection, indications and contraindications in the use of nitrous oxide.

Course Fees: $350.00
Course Duration:  2 days

Cancelation Policy; Participants will receive a full refund minus a $75.00 processing fee if you cancel at least 45 days before the course. The participants will receive a 50% refund if you cancel less than 45 days before the course.

Local Anesthesia for Registered Dental Hygienists

May 29 - June 1, 2014

June 26 - 29, 2014

July 10 - 13, 2014

The dental hygienist will be able to discuss the neurophysiology of pain control. Knowledge of pain control principles. Understand pharmacology of local anesthetics. Perform an evaluation of the patient, which includes dental and medical health history. Prepare and then demonstrate the use of the correct armamentarium for the local anesthetic procedure. Describe and use the correct technique for safe effective administration of local anesthesia under dental supervision of a licensed dentist. Discuss and avoid complications of local anesthesia systemically and locally. Describe appropriate procedures if complications arise due to the administration of local anesthesia. To achieve and maintain correct record keeping for the local anesthetic procedures performed. Integrate the knowledge about anesthesia into the control of pain during dental procedures.

Course Fees: $1200.00 (Course materials NOT included with this fee)

Course Duration:  4 days
Cancelation Policy: Participants will receive a full refund minus a $75.00 processing fee if canceling at least 45 days before the course. The participants will receive a 50% refund if cancelling less than 45 days before the course.



 

Continuing Education For The Dental Professional
Excel Dental Training Institute is dedicated to assisting dental professionals in obtaining the
required continuing education to meet current licensing requirements. You can take our
courses with the confidence of knowing that Excel Dental Training Institute is approved by
the Tennessee Board of Dentistry and the Acadamy of General Dentistry (AGD). We are listed as a preferred provider for continuing
education on their website. We offer certification courses for dental hygienist, and dental
assistants.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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