Dental Assistant training
Dental Assistants play important roles promoting dental and oral care – which has shown more than ever to impact overall health! In this healthcare role, you can work side-by-side with dentists and patients to make sure dental procedures are performed smoothly and efficiently. You’re also there to help keep patients comfortable throughout the process.
Dental Assisting career training at Lincoln Tech in Somerville helps you build skills for chair-side assisting and dental office administration. From technical knowledge to hands-on dental skills, this program prepares you to sit for the Radiation Health and Safety (RHS) and Infection Control (ICE) portions of the Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) exam.
This dental career training program includes:
- Classes in the dental profession and dental office management
- Chairside assisting
- Assisting with dentures, implants, and crowns
- Dental health
- X-rays and radiography
- Dental anatomy
- Infection control
- Two exciting real-world externships
- And much more!
You’ll also learn to aid in surgical procedures, care for patients with braces, and assist with administrative functions such as coding and billing. "Dexter," our dental training manikin, will be here to assist you! Your two externships will give you a total of 300 combined hours in a general dental practice and a specialty practice such as orthodontics, pediatrics, oral surgery, endodontics (root canal), and others.
Career Services specialists will be there to help you pursue your first job in your new career after you graduate: private practices, clinics, and even orthodontists are looking for people with the skills you'll build at Lincoln Tech!
Gain the skills you need for a career in this exciting healthcare field! This is a growing profession throughout the state - get started today!
The following dental career training program is currently offered at Lincoln Tech's Somerville, MA: