Dental Assistant Training Program (English)

Course Description

The Dental Assistant eLearning is a quick tool to train or provide refresher training to dental assistants. Key concepts covered are:

  • Preparing the patient for treatment, Sterilizing instruments, Identifying and providing various instruments to the dentist during procedures, Mixing various dental materials, Chair side assistance, Intraoral Radiography, Sterilization, and Infection Control Practices.

Instructors: Dr. Abhinav Kathuria, MDS; Dr. Ravneet Lamba, MDS & Dr. Shallu Khatri, BDS

Facility Credits: Gums & Braces Dental Clinic

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Curriculum

    Course Description : Dental Assistant Training Program
    1. Dental assistants assist the dentist in providing more efficient dental treatment, by preparing the patient for treatment, sterilizing instruments, passing instruments during the procedure, holding suction devices, exposing dental radiographs, taking impressions, and fabricating provisional crowns. The Dentist can focus more time on the procedure; the dental assistant then effectively becomes the operator's extra hands.

      The Dental Assistant eLearning course has been developed with the objective of providing Dental Chains and practicing dentists a quick tool to train or provide refresher training to dental assistants. The course comprises of

      • eLearning modules
      • Demonstrative videos
      • Gamification based learning tool

      Key concepts covered are: 

      • Preparing the patient for treatment
      • Sterilizing instruments
      • Identifying and providing various instruments to dentist during procedures
      • Mixing various dental materials
      • Chair side assistance
      • Sterilization and Infection Control Practices
      • Intraoral Radiography

      Instructors: Dr. Abhinav Kathuria, MDS; Dr. Ravneet Lamba, MDS & Dr. Shallu Khatri, BDS

      Facility Credits: Gums & Braces Dental Clinic

    Pre Quiz
    Dental Team Members
    1. All the members working together in the dental clinic or in laboratory to provide patient care will be introduced in this chapter.
    Scaling
    1. The process of cleaning of teeth by dentist is called scaling. By the end of this chapter, the learner will get a brief insight of: What is scaling & how can it be done. Benefits of scaling Consequences of delay in procedure of scaling. Role of dental assistant in scaling.
    Parts and Types of Dental Chair
    1. This chapter is a brief introduction to dental chair and its various parts.  
    Dental ergonomics
    1. It is very important to make sure that work should not have any negative impact on your physical well-being. In this section, we will discuss the role of proper patient positioning, operator/dentist, and dental assistant position while working efficiently on the patient.  
    General Terms
    1. This chapter will make you learn various general dental terms that are used in daily practice in a dental office & an assistant should be aware of. 
    Basic Examination Instruments
    1. Basic Design of Dental Instrument, Basic Tray Setup, Instrument Sequence in Tray Setup.
    Sterilization in Dental Clinic
    1. Sterilization in Dental Clinic
    Module 8: Radiographic Techniques In Dentistry
    1. Radiographic Techniques In Dentistry

    Post Quiz