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Dental Assistant

(3 students)

This course includes:

05:34:00 hours

CPD Accreditation

10 units

Full lifetime access

Access on mobile and TV

Certificate of completion


Key Concepts Covered by This Free Course:

  • Acquire a solid foundation in dental assisting principles and practices.
  • Develop proficiency in using general dentistry instruments.
  • Master dental office management and dental terminology.
  • Learn about dental materials handling and safety protocols.
  • Understand infection control procedures and dental radiology techniques.
  • Gain insight into pediatric dentistry and UK dental practice standards.

Course Overview

Embark on a rewarding career as a dental assistant with our comprehensive Dental Assistant course. As a crucial part of dental healthcare teams, dental assistants play a vital role in delivering quality dental care. Our course is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in this in-demand profession. Our meticulously crafted curriculum covers a wide range of topics, including dental assisting fundamentals, dentistry instruments, office management, oral diagnosis, dental materials handling, infection control, dental radiology, pediatric dentistry, and professional standards in the UK. Equip yourself with the expertise to become a competent dental assistant and make a positive impact on patients' oral health.

Course Benefits

Discover the numerous benefits of our Dental Assistant course, which is designed to prepare you for a successful career in the dental healthcare field. By developing a strong foundation in dental assisting principles and practices, you will be well-equipped to provide quality care and support to dentists and patients alike. Our course will empower you to make a meaningful contribution to dental healthcare teams. In addition to industry-specific knowledge, our course also emphasizes the development of essential soft skills, such as communication, teamwork, and attention to detail. These transferable skills will not only serve you well in your dental career but also make you a valuable asset in various professional settings, further increasing your marketability and potential for career growth.

Career Path

  • Dental Assistant: Provide chairside assistance and support to dentists during dental procedures.
  • Dental Office Manager: Oversee the day-to-day operations of a dental practice.
  • Dental Receptionist: Handle front desk duties and patient scheduling in a dental office.
  • Dental Hygienist: Perform oral health assessments and provide preventive dental care.
  • Dental Radiology Technician: Operate dental X-ray equipment and develop radiographs.
  • Dental Sales Representative: Promote dental products and services to dental practices and professionals.
Course content

Dental Assistant

01: Introduction to Dental Assisting


02: General Dentistry Instruments


03: Dental Office Management


04: Oral Diagnosis, Treatment Planning and Dental Terminology


05: General Handling and Safety of Dental Materials in the Dental Office


06: Infection Control and Instruments


07: Dental Radiology


08: Paediatric Dentistry


09: The Professional Dental Assistant


10: Standards of Dental Practice in the UK


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