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Introduction to Dental Assisting
Presented by: Cathy ShielLynette Shaw
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Dental Team

Thu 05 Dec 2024

9:00AM - 4:30PM

Centre for Professional Development, 1 Atchison Street, St Leonards NSW 2065

Dental Team Member: $325.00

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Join this new hands-on course and gain the basic knowledge and skills required to be a productive dental assistant.

This specifically designed course provides the basic knowledge and skills required to help new dental assistants in their role. Review and practice multiple common dental assisting duties and learn strategies to stay organised and improve you dental assisting skills. 

Use chairside manikins and practice hands-on activities including: surgery preparation, greeting a patient, assisting a dentist, suction techniques, moisture control, surgery changeover, positioning and ergonomics.

In addition, this course outlines the importance for infection control, hand hygiene, contamination zones and reviews the basics for processing reusable instruments and equipment.

Very limited seats are available for optimal personal attention and training.

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Topics include

  • Effective communication
  • Infection control management
  • Chairside skills and strategies
  • Correct use of PPE
  • Hand hygiene
  • Surgery set-up strategies
  • Moisture management
  • Proper positioning and ergonomics


Learning Objectives

  • Understand the importance of first impression communication with patients
  • Understand and identify the importance of basic infection control prevention in dentisry
  • Experience chairside skills required to assist the clinician during dental procedures
  • Understand hand hygiene and PPE importance
  • Practice therse skills with chairside manikins
  • Identify the importance for a correct surgery changeover/setup
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Introduction to Dental Assisting

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