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Dental Assisting Granite Technical Institute

I recently started a job at a dental office and I was incredibly prepared starting on day one. I already knew the information they shared with me - GTI Student

More than a winning smile...

Dental Assisting I:

Dental Assisting I introduces students to the field of dental assisting. Students will learn basic patient care skills in preparation to assist a dentist or dental hygienist in functions of a dental practice.

Skills include: infection control procedures, instrument sterilization, patient preparation, examination, preventive care, diagnostic study models, bleaching trays, introduction to dental materials and restorative procedures.

Dental Assisting II:

Dental Assisting II offers students the opportunity to practice skills, learn restorative, cosmetic and surgical procedures and dental radiographic techniques.

Expanded functions include: crown and bridge, endodontics, surgical procedures, and front office skills, including Dentrix.

Qualified students will have the opportunity to participate in a 90-hour externship at a dental office of their choice.

In this class you'll learn the following skills:

• Dental terminology

• Team work and professionalism for the dental office

• Safety and infection control measures

• To assist the dentist with clinical duties in areas of patient care

• To perform laboratory procedures

• Front office skills

• 90 hour clinical externship during fourth term

• USBE Endorsement available upon completion of DA I, DA II, and Externship

Important Information about Dental Assisting:

This class is offered to 12th Graders

The course requires two semesters

There is a $40 fee each semester

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