- The Dent-Temp Careers program consists of six specific courses.*
- Course 1
Dental terminology equipment, 2 hours
Sterilization, 2 hours
Amalgam procedure, 12 hours
- This course will cover dental
terminology, sterilization procedures and amalgam. Basic tray setup
instruments names and uses and sequence of instrument transfer, will be introduced.
Composite procedure, 9 hours
- This course will cover the uses of
instruments and materials in composite procedures.
Radiology, 8 hours
- This course will cover Radiology
terminology, theory, equipment, settings and film developing.
Prosthodontics procedures, 6 hours
This course will cover crown, temporary crown and procedures, materials used, and pouring models.
Endodontics procedures, 6 hours
This course will cover endodontics materials, instruments and
indications for endotherapy.
Oral surgery, 6 hours
Sealants, bleaching, nightguard 5 hours
This course will cover extractions, periodontal surgeries,
sealants, bleaching and nightguards.
The cost of the Dent-Temp Careers program includes:
Use of text books
Use of all dental materials and equipment
Typed notes for all classes
Many states require dental assistants to be certified in Radiology.
The exam is given by the ADAA (American Dental Assistant Association) and
is independent of the school. The test and testing fee are NOT included in the course of tuition.
Time involved in the Dent-Temp Careers program
There are 56 total hours in the course.