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Future Dental Assisting Students
Our Dental Assisting Program will again be made available in 2018. If you have questions or need assistance, please contact us at HealthcareCareers@frederick.edu.
Dental Assisting Program Overview
Debuting in a brand new Dental Lab in 2018, the FCC Dental Assistant Training Program is designed to prepare individuals to become productive members of dental teams as professional dental assistants.
Approved by the Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners, Introduction to Dental Assisting includes terminology, anatomy, charting and medical history, instruments, four-handed dentistry, gypsum, acrylic, amalgam, cements, impression materials, oral hygiene, darkroom procedures, infection control, sterilization and OSHA regulations. Prerequisite: Professional Preparation in Healthcare.
Oral Radiography builds upon a dental assisting career and prepares participants for the DANB Dental Radiation Health and Safety exam. This course is also approved by the Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners. Oral Radiography Clinical may take place at your place of employment or at MSDA. Prerequisite: Employment as a dental assistant or proof of successful completion of a basic dental assisting course.
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