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Dental Office Administration
MAKING A CAREER CHOICE TO BE AN ADMINISTRATIVE DENTAL ASSISTANT
If you enjoy working with details, organizing andmanaging a number of tasks at the same time, and if you like helping people and working in close relationships, you have the core qualities to become an Administrative Dental Assistant. Administrative Dental Assistants have strong computer skills and are comfortable with the many facets of information technology. An Administrative Dental Assistant enjoys communication and is comfortable communicating personally, over the telephone, in written communications, through the internet, and is at ease communicating and working with their co-workers.
You Will Learn How To:
- Interact with doctors, patients, and other health profession professionals
- Apply essential administrative skills including:
- keyboarding • management and software applications
- Administer office procedures and protocols
- Work with insurance companies
- Manage collection processes and accounting including: accounts payable/receivable • budgets • payroll
- Administrative Dental Assistant
- Medical or Dental Receptionist
- Supply Salesperson
- Office Manager or Secretary
- Insurance Specialist
- Financial Coordinator
LEARNING TO BE AN ADMINISTRATIVE DENTAL ASSISTANT
In “The Art of Dental Office Administration” you will learn how to effectively interact with Doctors, patients and other health profession professionals. You will learn essential administrative skills, including keyboarding, using computers, gaining comfort with management and other software applications and you will be exposed to sets of office procedures and protocols. Accounting and organization skills are part of your learning experience as well, and you will be exposed to the processes involved in working with insurance companies. Students are also exposed to skills in effective collection processes and are trained in managing accounts payable and receivables, and working withbudgets and payroll procedures.
BEING AN ADMINISTRATIVE DENTAL ASSISTANT
Administrative Dental Assistants not only have the opportunity to use excellent people skills but are proficient in effectively working with, and providing administration for, co-workers. They work within a work environment where often, many tasks, patients and staff demand their attention all at one time. With these skills and the other skills learned in our “The Art of Administrative Dental Assisting”, you may pursue careers in a variety of dental office settings including general dental practices, specialty practices, dental clinics, and hospitals. Although the skills and training learned in this course relate most directly to working in dental health care, the information you receive will be equally helpful in finding employment in the broader Health Care professions...such as Medical or Dental Receptionist, Secretary, Bookkeeper, Office Manager, Supply Salesperson, or Insurance Specialist.
Clinical Chairside Dental Assisting
MAKING A CAREER CHOICE TO BE A CLINICAL DENTAL ASSISTANT
If you enjoy helping people and work well in close relationships, you have the essential qualities to become a dental assistant. Dental Assistants also have high manual dexterity skills and are comfortable in fast-paced work environments. Respecting confidentiality, being reliable, and being responsible are also qualities required to be an effective Dental Assistant.
You Will Learn How To:
- Assist with examinations and dental procedures
- Prep the room, the instruments and the patient
- Administer topical anesthetics
- Take dental impressions & dental records
- Sterilize, asepsis and disinfect
- Take, develop and mount x-rays
- Teach patients oral hygiene principles
- Use patient management software
- Dental Assistant
- Dental Receptionist
- Dental Secretary
- Dental Bookkeeper
- Office Manager
- Dental Supply Salesperson
- Dental Insurance Specialist
LEARNING TO BE A CLINICAL DENTAL ASSISTANT
In “The Art of Clinical Dental Assisting” you will learn how to effectively assist the dentist with examinations and dental procedures. You will learn how to prepare the room, the instruments and the patient for dental procedures. You will become proficient in using the instruments that help keep the patient’s mouth dry and protected during dental procedures, administering topical anesthetics, taking dental impressions that are used for study models and other dental restorative procedures, and taking other dental records necessary in the diagnostic and restorative processes. You will become comfortable in sterilization, asepsis and disinfecting procedures and will learn how to take, develop and mount x-rays. You will learn how to teach patients oral hygiene principles and procedures. You will be exposed to skills and information necessary for office administration including scheduling patients and using patient management software.
BEING A CLINICAL DENTAL ASSISTANT
Dental assisting requires great people skills and the ability to multi-task. With these skills and the skills learned in our Dental Assistant training, you may pursue careers in various settings including general dental practices, specialty practices, dental clinics, and hospitals. Although the skills and training learned in this course relate most directly to working in the position of Dental Assistant, you will also receive information helpful in finding employment in the related Dental Health Care positions of Dental Receptionist, Dental Secretary, Dental Bookkeeper, Office Manager, Dental Supply Salesperson, or Dental Insurance Specialist
Complete Dental Healthcare Experience
Enrolling in Dental Office Administration with Clinical Chairside Dental Assisting concurrently or consecutively.