DENTAL CAREERS

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PROGRAM INFORMATION:

Dental Careers provides students with the necessary skills for employment in Dental Assisting, Lab Technician, Infection Control Assistant, and many more opportunities within the dental industry.  Seniors participate in hands-on work experiences in dental offices, learning and assisting in four-handed dentistry, chair-side assisting, administrative skills and other techniques.  Students will prepare to test for their PA Dental Radiology Certification. Students learn the latest techniques including digital x-ray.

 

 

 

 

 

COURSES OF STUDY

DENTAL CAREERS: Students enrolled in the Dental Careers program will study a variety of subjects, not limited to:

A dental career student sets up an X-ray

  • Aseptic Procedures
  • Dental Materials
  • Dental Equipment Maintenance
  • Clinic Support Procedures
  • Dental Laboratory Procedures
  • Anatomy/Histomorphology
  • Pharmacology Procedures
  • Radiology Procedures
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    CAREER POTENTIAL

    DENTAL CAREERS: Students who successfully complete the Dental Careers program may look forward to careers in the following fields after continued study/work experience, not limited to:

    Dental Careers students practice some of their learned forehand skills

  • Dentist
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Dental Receptionist
  • Dental Assistant
  • Infection Control Specialist
  • Dental Technician
  • Sales Representative
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