iEducations Dental Assistant Training Center

iDATC

Learn the ins and outs of assisting dentists chairside from experienced instructors. We have a strong lecture series that will greatly help you in the hands-on, clinical portion of our program. Contact us at info@i-educations.com today to find out more!

iDATC Class Syllabus:

I: Orientation on Dental Assisting

  1. Importance of dental assistant
  2. Job opportunity

II: Introduction to chair side assisting

  1. Parts of the dental chair and functions
  2. Maintenance of Dental chair

III: Dental armamentarium

  1. Four basic instruments
  2. Composite filling instruments
  3. Amalgam filling instruments
  4. Temporary filling instruments
  5. Crown preparation instruments
  6. Root canal treatment instruments
  7. Extraction ( Exodontia) Instruments

IV: Introduction to Oral anatomy

  1. Deciduous or primary dentition
  2. Permanent dentitions
  3. Gingivae or Gums
  4. Muscles of the cheek
  5. Frenum attachments
  6. Tongue
  7. Tonsil
  8. Palate
  9. Lips
  10. Salivary Glands

V: Branches of Dentistry

  1. Preventive
  2. Restorative
  3. Endodontics
  4. Prosthodontics
  5. Pediatric
  6. Periodontics
  7. Oral and maxilla Facial Surgery
  8. Orthodontics

VI: Dental anatomy

  1. Parts of the tooth
  2. Periodontal ligaments
  3. Functions of each tooth

VII: Teeth Numbering system

    1. Permanent Dentition
      1. Universal system
      2. Two digit system
      3. Palmer Notation or Military system
    2. Deciduous or Primary teeth
      1. Universal system
      2. Two digit system
      3. Palmer Notation

VIII: Common Dental Problems

        1. Cavities
        2. Gum disease
        3. Tooth infection
        4. Dry mouth
        5. TMJD ( Temporo mandibular joint dysfunction)
        6. Calcular Deposits

IX: Infection control and hazardous waste management

X: Dental Radiography I

        1. Peri apical X-ray
          1. Bisecting angle technique
          2. Paralleling angle technique
        2. Panoramic X-ray
        3. Cephalometric X-ray
        4. Computed tomography ( CT) Scan X-ray
        5. Interpretation of X-rays

XI: Dental materials

        1. Dental stones (Gypsum)
        2. Composite filling materials
        3. Amalgam filling materials
        4. Calcium hydroxide
        5. Cavity varnish
        6. Zinc phosphate
        7. Glass Ionomer
        8. Zinc Oxide Eugenol (ZOE)
        9. Cavit
        10. Fluoride
        11. Alginate impression material
        12. Rubber impression materials

XII: Dental Equipment and uses

        1. Hand pieces
        2. Light curing machine
        3. Rotary instrument for root canal
        4. Cavitron Machine
        5. Peri apical x-ray machine
        6. Pano- ceph Machine
        7. Dental Burs

XIII: Clinical dental assisting I

XIV: Chair side set up

        1. Check up
        2. Prophylaxis
        3. Cavity fillings
        4. Crown preparation
        5. Crown cementations
        6. Extraction
        7. Root canal treatment
        8. Deep scaling
        9. Alginate Impression
        10. Rubber impression

XV: Clinical dental assisting II
Chair side assisting

XVI: Radiography II
Clinical application

        1. How to take PA
        2. How to take BW
        3. FMX
        4. Pano Ceph
        5. CT scan

XVII: Infectious diseases to be aware in dentistry

        1. Hepatitis B
        2. Hepatitis C
        3. HIV ( Human immunodeficiency Virus)
        4. AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome)
        5. Herpes
          1. HSV -1
          2. HSV – 2
        6. Tuberculosis

XVIII: Clinical Dental Assisting
Chair side assisting

XIX: Polishing and flossing

XX: Pits and fissure sealant

XXI: Patient’s dental health education

        1. Brushing technique
        2. Flossing
        3. Foods to avoid

XXll: Impression taking

        1. Alginate
        2. Rubber impression
        3. Bite registration

XXlll: Pouring of the impression

XXVI: Temporary crown fabrication.