Entry Level Dental Assisting With Expanded Functions & Radiology
Hands-On Training With Advanced Techniques
Externship With Board Certified Dentist
10 Student Maximum
Flexible Class Times
Advanced Course Classes Include:
Tooth morphology/anatomy/descriptions * Tooth structures* Cavity classifications/charting * instrumentation * advanced restorative procedures * Dental Cements* Alginates/stones/models * clinical lab techniques/radiographic
Entry Level Dental Assisting with Expanded Functions and Radiology
The title E.F.D.A. is a term used for assistants who have acquired a higher level of mastered skills. Expanded Functions Dental Assisting operates under the dentist direction in the dental office. You will earn a certificate of completion. The class meeting times are flexible depending on the availability of the group. Many of those that attend the course are working professionals. However, 6 classes must be attended to graduate from the E.F.D.A. training program. Nadine Jordan teaches this course and is a 25-year veteran in E.F.D.A. To provide the best hands-on training available this class has a maximum capacity of 10 students.
Florida In June 2019, a new rule became effective that allows dental assistants who have met training requirements to perform, under the direct supervision of a dentist, remediable restorative functions, including the following: • placing, packing and contouring amalgam and composite restorations, and •
To perform restorative functions, a dental assistant must meet prerequisites for the mandatory training course and complete the mandatory training course. Mandatory training course prerequisites: • Be at least 18 years of age; • Be a high school graduate or hold a High School Equivalency Certificate; • Hold current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider certificate; • Graduate from a Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)-accredited dental assisting program or a Florida Board-approved expanded functions program;
Upcoming Class Dates
FALL 2019 | Accepting Applications
WINTER 2019 | ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
Additional classes may be held due to increased demand for the program. Email Nadine for more info…
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