Dental Health Careers

Students will study dental anatomy, dental terminology, nutrition, and oral diseases. Skills will be developed in sterilization, operative and lab procedures, radiographs, patient management and oral hygiene instruction. Students will also practice working with various dental materials. Opportunities include community service, involvement in SkillsUSA, CPR certification, and internships

COURSE OVERVIEW
(DOE COURSE: DENTAL HEALTH CAREERS-5203)
  • Hands-on experience in dental procedures and expanded functions in dental assisting
  • Deliver oral hygiene instruction to both children and adults
  • Develop dental terminology that will enhance practical skills
  • Experience internships in a dental office
  • Develop and build employability skills
CAREER FOCUS
  • Students will be prepared to seek employment in a dental office and/or further education in a dental health careers program

Earn up to 15 advanced placement credits NELDA (National entry Level Dental Assistant) certification available
Costs = $180

Dental Health Careers

Students will study dental anatomy, dental terminology, nutrition, and oral diseases. Skills will be developed in sterilization, operative and lab procedures, radiographs, patient management and oral hygiene instruction. Students will also practice working with various dental materials. Opportunities include community service, involvement in SkillsUSA, CPR certification, and internships.

COURSE OVERVIEW
(DOE COURSE: DENTAL HEALTH CAREERS-5203)
  • Hands-on experience in dental procedures and expanded functions in dental assisting
  • Deliver oral hygiene instruction to both children and adults
  • Develop dental terminology that will enhance practical skills
  • Experience internships in a dental office
  • Develop and build employability skills
CAREER FOCUS
  • Students will be prepared to seek employment in a dental office and/or further education in a dental health careers program

Earn up to 15 advanced placement credits NELDA (National entry Level Dental Assistant) certification available
Costs = $180