Subject to change

What to wear and bring to class

  Classroom requirements

Dress code:

Scrubs, Closed toes shoes, Hair up, Nails short

You will need:

 

Binder, Workbook, Textbook, Pen or pencil, Extra paper if you need it for notes. Expect to participate in all classes.

WEEK 1 Intro to Dentistry and OSHA

Week 1 Lecture OSHA: Infection Control, Sterilization & Intro to Dentistry.
LAB in class  

Lab: Charting, tooth anatomy, tooth numbers, tour equipment-sterilization area, lab, pano, operatory’s, emergency crash cart and front office. Practice room break down and spray wipe spray. Demo Dentrix.

Textbook Chapters to be covered in lecture: Ch 2, 3, 8-14 & 19-20 Modern Dental Assisting textbook 12th edition.
Homework for week 1:  

Workbook pages: CH10 P.40-42   CH.11 P.44-46   CH19 P.91-93  CH20 P.108-109    Complete: Fill-in-the-Blank and Multiple Choice. Complete model and bring to class next week. Watch lab video and check out important documents on student portal. BRING IN RESUME. Ask about interviewing skills and boot camp.

 

Reading for Week 2:

 

Ch. 32-37 & 58.  Preview lecture on Week 2 in binder.

   
QUIZ in EMAIL Week 1 quiz will be sent to your email once a week.

Saturday students: Quiz due by 5 p.m. Thursday before next class.

Tuesday/Thursday students: Quiz due by 5 p.m. on Monday before next class.

Week 2 Four handed dentistry and Resumes

Week 2 Lecture Four Handed Dentistry, Moisture control. Dental handpieces, Pain control, Coronal polishing, Office management, Front desk operation, Appointments, interviewing skills.
Lab in class:  

Set up for Coronal Polish, Set up for Composite/Amalgam to practice instrument name and transfer, handpiece maintenance, loading syringe, rubber dam set up and placement, and HVE placement.

Textbook chapters to be covered in lecture: CH 33-37 & CH 58 Modern Dental Assisting textbook 12th edition.
Homework for week 2 Workbook pages: CH33 P.257-259    CH35 P.277-279    CH36 P.283-285    CH37 P.295-297  CH58 P.583-584   Complete: Fill-in-the-Blank and Multiple Choice Watch lab video on student portal.
Reading for Week 3 & 4 Ch. 38-42.
QUIZ in EMAIL Week 2 quiz will be sent to your email.

Saturday students: Quiz due by 5 p.m. Thursday before next class.

Tuesday/Thursday students: Quiz due by 5 p.m. on Monday before next class.

   
   

 

Week 3 & 4 Dental Radiology safety and practice

Week 3 & 4 Lecture Radiology Safety and Practice
Lab in class: FMX placement/practice on Dexter and partner, radiology safety, identifying x-rays and tooth numbers. Repeat any previous labs. Get lab sheets signed.
Textbook chapters to be covered in lecture: Ch 38-41 Modern Dental Assisting textbook 12th edition.
Homework for week 3 & 4 Workbook pages: CH38  P.306-308    CH41 P.338-340   Complete: Fill-in-the-Blank and Multiple Choice. Watch lab video on student portal. Email in resume and set up interview for bootcamp.
 

Reading for week 5

 

 

QUIZ in EMAIL

 

Ch. 43-47. Read midterm review on student portal and study.

 

Week 3 & 4 quiz will be sent to your email. Saturday students: Quiz due by 5 p.m. Thursday before next class.

Tuesday/Thursday students: Quiz due by 5 p.m. on Monday before next class.

 

Week 5 Restorative Dentistry

Week 5 Lecture Amalgam, Composite, Class I-V restorations, Liners, Bleaching, Alginate Impressions, Models, Laboratory Materials and Procedures.
LAB in class: Set up Op for Amalgam & Composite, Alginate Impressions, Models, Bleach trays, Laboratory Materials and Procedures.  Set up matrix bands, Re-do impressions and pour/trim models. Practice all labs.
Textbook chapters to be covered in lecture: Ch 43-47 Modern Dental Assisting textbook 12th edition.
Homework for Week 5 Workbook pages: CH43 P.374-376   CH46 P.419-421   CH47 P.441-443   Complete: Fill-in-the-Blank and Multiple Choice
Reading for week 6: Ch 27, 29, & 31
QUIZ in EMAIL Week 5 quiz will be sent to your email.
  Saturday students: Quiz due by 5 p.m. Thursday before next class.
  Tuesday/Thursday students: Quiz due by 5 p.m. on Monday before next class.

Week 6: MIDTERM & Medical Emergencies

MINDTERM Midterm Written and Practical exam.
Week 6 Lecture Medical Emergency Training, Vitals and Nitrous Oxide.
Lab in class: Learn to take vitals, practice re-capping syringe; tour medical emergency equipment, tour set up for Nitrous Oxide. Work on Models. Practice HVE Placement, instrument transfer and names.
Homework for week 6: Workbook pages:  CH27 P.176-177   CH 29 P.211-213  CH31 P.222-224   Complete: Fill-in-the-Blank and Multiple Choice
Reading for week 7: Ch. 44-51 & 59.
QUIZ in Email  

Week 6 quiz will be sent to your email.
Saturday students: Quiz due by 5 p.m. Thursday before next class.
Tuesday/Thursday students: Quiz due by 5 p.m. on Monday before next class.

Week 7 Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics

Week 7 Lecture Crown & Bridge, Permanent & Temporary Cements, Dental Sealants.
Lab in class: Crown and Bridge set up in Op, Make temp crowns, Bite registration, and Pack cord. Place Sealants/ Set up for sealants in Op.

 

Textbook chapters to be covered in lecture: Ch 44-51 & 59 Modern Dental Assisting textbook 12th edition.
Homework for week 7 CH44 P.385-387  CH45 P. 401-402  CH48 P.465-467  CH50 P.492-494  CH51 P.505-506  CH59 P.589-590   Complete: Fill-in-the-Blank and Multiple Choice
Reading for Week 8 Ch. 50-57 & 60.
QUIZ in EMAIL Week 7 quiz will be sent to your email.

Saturday students: Quiz due by 5 p.m. Thursday before next class.

Tuesday/Thursday students: Quiz due by 5 p.m. on Monday before next class.

   

Week 8 Dental Specialties

Week 8 Lecture Crown & Bridge, Permanent & Temporary Cements, Dental Sealants.
Lab in class: Crown and Bridge set up in Op, Make temp crowns, Bite registration, and Pack cord. Place Sealants/ Set up for sealants in Op.

 

Textbook chapters to be covered in lecture: Ch 44-51 & 59 Modern Dental Assisting textbook 12th edition.
Homework for week 8 Workbook pages:  CH44 P.385-387  CH45 P. 401-402  CH48 P.465-467  CH50 P.492-494  CH51 P.505-506  CH59 P.589-590   Complete: Fill-in-the-Blank and Multiple Choice. Go to student portal and study final review. Have you turned in your resume or started looking for a job?

 

Reading for Week 9 Ch. 61, 62, & 63. Remind patient about radiology final.
QUIZ in EMAIL Week 8 quiz will be sent to your email.

Saturday students: Quiz due by 5 p.m. Thursday before next class.

Tuesday/Thursday students: Quiz due by 5 p.m. on Monday before next class.

   

Week 9 Radiology FINAL

Radiology Final Bring in your patient for Radiology Final.
Lab in class: Complete Radiology Final. Turn in Radiology lab sheet and complete all labs and turn in Lab sheet.

 

  Ch 44-51 & 59 Modern Dental Assisting textbook 12th edition.
Homework for week 8 Review for Final. Study all notes/quizzes starting from week 1. Study on student portal. Bring in textbook to turn in and sign off on textbook log.
   
QUIZ in EMAIL All quizzes completed.

Week 10 Final Exam and Graduation

Final Exam Written and Practical Exam.
CPR We will conduct CPR training in class after the final exam.
   
Graduation and Certificates Graduation will be held, and certificates handed out after final grades are in.
   
  We will be calling each month to follow up on job placement. Congratulations you did it!