Dental Assistant

Dental Assistant

250 STUDENTS ENROLLED

Overview

The Dental Assistant course is designed to provide learners with an insight into the role of a Dental Assistant and the career path, skills and education of this profession. Through this course, you will develop a range of core professional skills that every dental professional must have to work expertly and competently in their field.

This dental training course covers a wide range of topics, from dental office management to oral terminology. Through an experienced instructor, you will learn how to carry out duties such as conducting an oral diagnosis and designing an oral treatment plan, with tips and guidance on how to use a range of common dental tools and work safely with chemicals.

What’s more, you’ll develop the skills and characteristics needed to enhance your professional image and stand out to prospective employers when exploring career opportunities in this field. This qualification is industry recognised, meaning you can use it to enhance your resume with brand new credentials and skills.

Learning outcomes:

  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the role and responsibilities of a Dental Assistant
  • Understand the career path, education and skills needed for the dentistry profession
  • Know how to use general dentistry instruments such as condensers and friction grip burns
  • Learn the fundamental principles and rules of dental office management
  • Know how to conduct an oral diagnosis and design an oral treatment plan for patients
  • Have an excellent understanding of oral terminology, symbols and colour coding
  • Comply with chemical safety regulations and understand infection control measures and labelling
  • Enhance your professional image and develop your professional attitude

Method of Assessment

To assess your learning, you have to participate in an automated multiple-choice question exam. You have to score at least 60% to pass the exam and to qualify for CPD accredited certificates. After passing the exam, you will be able to apply for a certificate.

To enhance your knowledge regarding the course and to further assess your learning, you are advised to complete the assignment questions provided at the end of the course, which you can complete anytime you wish. 

After submitting the assignment, our expert tutor will assess your assignment and will give you feedback on your performance.

Certification

After completing the MCQ assessment, you will qualify for the CPD Certificate from One Education, as proof of your continued professional development. Certification is available in PDF format, for £9, or a hard copy can be sent to you via post, for just £15.

Who is this course for?

This Dental Assistant training course is suitable for aspiring professionals looking for a formal online qualification and those who are new to the field who wish to develop their skillset. There are no specific entry requirements for this course, which can be studied on a part-time or full-time basis.

Requirements

There are no specific prerequisites to enrol in this Dental Assistant course. Anyone and everyone can take this course.

The Dental Assistant course is fully accessible from any internet-enabled smart device. So, you can study from the comfort of your home!

All you need is a passion for learning, literacy, and to be over the age of 16.

Career Path​

On successful completion, you will have a range of skills required to work in this profession and establish a successful career as a Dental Assistant, with the opportunity to work in private dental offices and hospitals. Related professions in this field include:

  • Dental Assistant 
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Dentist 
  • Dental Nurse

Course Curriculum

Module 01: Introduction to Dental Assisting
Introduction to Dental Assisting 00:45:00
Module 02: General Dentistry Instruments
General Dentistry Instruments 00:23:00
Module 03: Dental Office Management
Dental Office Management 00:28:00
Module 04: Oral Diagnosis, Treatment Planning and Dental Terminology
Oral Diagnosis, Treatment Planning and Dental Terminology 00:29:00
Module 05: General Handling and Safety of Dental Materials in the Dental Office
General Handling and Safety of Dental Materials in the Dental Office 01:01:00
Module 06: Infection Control and Instruments
Infection Control and Instruments 00:24:00
Module 07: Dental Radiology
Dental Radiology 00:35:00
Module 08: Paediatric Dentistry
Paediatric Dentistry 00:47:00
Module 09: The Professional Dental Assistant
The Professional Dental Assistant 00:23:00
Module 10: Standards of Dental Practice in the UK
Standards of Dental Practice in the UK 00:19:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Dental Assistant 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Dental Assistant 00:20:00
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