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Dental Hygiene & Dental Assistant Certifications

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1.Dental Hygienist Refresher Course for Local Anesthesia! - Now Enrolling! 

 2.Dental Laser Certification for Dental Hygienist - Now Enrolling!

3.Orthodontic Dental Assistant  Course - Now Enrolling!

4. Now Offering In Office Diode Laser Certification - Call To Schedule !

5. Now Offering Clinical Board Review for Dentist & Hyienist - Call To Schedule!

6. Now Offering CPR Certification & Renewal - Call To Schedule!


Schedule

All certification classes are scheduled from 8:30 am - 5:00* pm.
*Courses are subject to end prior to the scheduled time.

Dental Assistants

Radiology
Coronal Polishing
Sealant Placement
Nitrous Oxide Monitoring
Orthodontic Course

Dental Hygienists

Nitrous Oxide Administration
Local Anesthesia
Local Anesthesia Refresher
Laser Certification
Clinical Dental Board Review

Dentist

Clinical Dental Board Review
Laser Certification


Registered Dental Assistants

All classes are scheduled from 8:30AM to 5:00PM, only 12 seats are available per class.


Radiology - 14 Hrs of CE Credits

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.

July 27-28, 2018

August 17 - 18, 2018

September 14 - 15, 2018

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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 - 16 Hrs of CE Credits

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.

July 20-21, 2018

August 10 - 11, 2018

August 24-25, 2018

September 7 - 8, 2018

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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 - 8 Hrs of CE Credit

This course is designed to prepare the dental assistant to properly apply dental sealants. The 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.

July 13, 2018

August 17, 2018

September 14, 2018

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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 Assistant - 8 Hrs of CE Credits

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.

July 13, 2018

August 3, 2018

September 7, 2018

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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.


Orthodontic Course for Registered Dental Assistants - 50 Hrs of CE Credits - Financing & Payment Options Available

This 8 week  course details the fundamentals of orthodontic assisting. The program strives to provide the universal fundamentals including oral and dental anatomy, tooth numbering, malocclusions, orthodontic instruments, intraoral auxiliaries, diagnostic records, application of appliances, appliance removal, retention, infection control.  Our courses are designed to combine classroom theory and practical “hands-on” training in a flexible, convenient environment.  Classes will be limited to twelve students per session to ensure personal attention and a positive learning experience. The course will be offered on Saturday morning from 8:30AM to 12:30PM. 

 Program Objectives

1.  Develop a comprehensive understanding of oral and dental anatomy.
2. Know the language of orthodontics and be able to confidently speak utilizing clinical terminology.
3. Be able to communicate with patients and parents and explain treatment procedures and goals.
4. Develop a thorough comprehension of the steps involved in common orthodontic procedures.
5. Understand the various stages of orthodontic treatment, beginning with records and continuing through retention.
6. Principles and mechanics of the straight-wire bracket.
7. Understanding proper bracket placement and the principles of movement.
8. Direct bond bracketing of anatomical teeth – Hands On.
9. Placement of separators, sizing and cementing molar bands, bracket placement aids, cements and materials, patient management, post operative procedures.
10. Archwire Sequence.
11. Understanding skeletal and dental classifications and discrepancies.
12. Wax bite registration and archwire coordination.

July 14, 2018

September 8, 2018

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Course Fee: $1950.00

Course Duration: 8 Weeks

Cancellation Policy: Participants will receive a full refund minus a $200.00 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

All classes are scheduled from 8:30 to 5:00PM, only 12 seats are available per class.


Nitrous Oxide Administration for Registered Dental Hygienists - 16 Hrs of CE Credits

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.

July 13-14, 2018

August 3 - 4, 2018

September 7 - 8, 2018

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Course Fees: $450.00

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 participants will receive a 50% refund if you cancel less than 45 days before the course.


Local Anesthesia for Registered Dental Hygienists - 32 Hrs of CE Credits

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.

July 19 - 22, 2018

August 23-26, 2018

September 20 - 23, 2018

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Course Fees: $1200.00

Course Duration: 4 days

Cancellation 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.


Dental Hygienist Refresher Course for Local Anesthesia - 20 Hrs of CE Credits

Would you like one-on-one guidance with those most challenging injections? Would you like to develop skills and confidence with the injections techniques?

This targeted two & half-day continuing dental education course will build your confidence and skill in the delivery of local anesthesia and will provide you with a review of the anatomical structures and navigational approaches necessary to troubleshoot problems with each injection. Additionally, you will learn how factors such as age, weight and medical considerations affect anesthetic dosing and interact with the newer anesthetic agents.

July 20-22, 2018

August 23 - 26, 2018

September 20 - 22, 2018

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All of the following injections to practice in clinic:

Maxillary Injections: Anterior Superior Alveolar, Middle Superior Alveolar, Posterior Superior Alveolar, Nasopalatine, Greater Palatine   Mandibular Injections: Mental, Incisive, Inferior Alveolar, Lingual, Buccal

Course Fee: $850.00

Course Duration: 2 1/2 days

Cancellation 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.


Dental Hygienist/Dentist Diode Laser Certification Course - 8 Hrs of CE Credits

After attending this course, participants should be able to: Describe the history of laser and basic laser Physics, Laser components and delivery system, Laser safety protocols and hazards, (LSO) Laser Safety Officer Responsibilities, Laser procedures and treatment parameters for Perio, Laser Integration with Proper Laser Hygiene techniques, Patient management & Terminology, codes & fees, Tissue healing assessment & management of complications, Additional Procedures- Biostimulation/Biomodulation, Herpetic, Legion, Apthous Ulcer, bleaching and tooth desensitizing, Simulated hands on & Live Patients, Written exam, and much more!

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Course Fee: $495.00

Course Duration: 1 day

Cancellation 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.


Dental Hygienist/Dentist In Office Diode Laser Certification Course - 8 Hrs of CE Credits

  • Once a month throughout 2018
  • Private, in-office Soft Tissue Diode Laser
  • Certification Course
  • We work with your schedule!

For small and large groups and for the ultimate in convenience, book your laser training as a private course.

Day's activities will include: Working with your staff and hygiene team in your own office with your own patients. Live patient exercises will be tailored to your practice needs and laser type.

After we provide the in office laser course, participants should be able to: Describe the history of laser and basic laser Physics, Laser components and delivery system, Laser safety protocols and hazards, (LSO) Laser Safety Officer Responsibilities, laser procedures and treatment parameters for Perio,  laser integration with proper laser hygiene techniques, patient management & terminology, codes & fees, tissue healing assessment & management of complications. Additional Procedures- Biostimulation/Biomodulation, Herpetic, Legion, Apthous Ulcer, bleaching and tooth desensitizing,  simulated hands on & live patients, written exam, and much more! Note: A travel fee will apply for 60 miles radius.

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In Office Course Fee - 2 - 3 People $2000

In Office Course Fee - 4 - 6 People $3000

Course Duration: 1 day

Cancellation 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.


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