With an accredited education in the health care field you can train for an exciting career as a dental assistant or dental hygienist. There is a variety of vocational schools and other educational programs available to those who wish to work as a dental professional.
Students can train to clean and replace teeth, extract teeth, and provide medical office administration, order supplies, make crowns, remove sutures, and much more depending on the career chosen. Studies may consist of learning dental terminology, biology, anatomy, chemistry, pharmacology, peridontology, and more.
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Dental assistants are trained to perform laboratory and office duties as well as provide patient care. With an accredited education in dental assisting you can train for a career cleaning dental appliances, making crowns for teeth, confirming appointments, ordering dental supplies, and assisting the dentist in a variety of tasks. Students can obtain a diploma or certificate and depending on the state may be required to obtain a license or registration prior to working. You can study dental terminology, radiology
, biology, health, safety and sanitation, and other related coursework.
With an associates, bachelors, or masters degree and state license in dental hygiene you can prepare for an exciting career in the medical field. There are a number of accredited educational programs available to students looking to train for a profession as a dental hygienist. Coursework may be included is anatomy, chemistry, pharmacology
, radiology, peridontology, physiology, microbiology, nutrition, and dental materials. With a career as a dental hygienist you will work carving filling material, removing sutures, cleaning and polishing teeth, extracting teeth, and many other related tasks.
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When looking to obtain a certificate or degree from a vocational program it is important to make sure they carry full accreditation in order to receive quality training. The Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)
is one of the agencies approved to accredit dental schools and colleges.
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