Welcome to Unity Dental Assisting School, where we are dedicated to providing a comprehensive understanding of dental materials, instruments, and dental procedures to aspiring dental assistants. We will guide you through an informative and practical guide that covers a wide range of topics essential to your role as a dental assistant. By gaining insights into dental materials, instruments, and procedures, you will develop the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in your career.
- Dental Materials:
At Unity Dental Assisting School, we recognize the importance of understanding dental materials used in various dental procedures. From dental restorative materials like amalgam and composite resin to impression materials such as alginate and silicone, we provide in-depth training on their properties, applications, and proper handling techniques. By mastering these materials, you will be able to assist dentists effectively in providing high-quality dental care.
- Dental Instruments:
Dental instruments are integral tools used by dental assistants in chairside assistance. Our curriculum focuses on familiarizing you with a wide range of dental instruments, including explorers, probes, forceps, and more. You will learn about their names, functions, and proper usage, enabling you to anticipate and provide the necessary instruments during dental procedures.
- Dental Procedures:
Understanding dental procedures is crucial for dental assistants to assist dentists efficiently. At Unity Dental Assisting School, we provide comprehensive training on various dental procedures, including but not limited to:
- Dental examinations and charting: You will learn how to assist dentists in conducting comprehensive dental examinations, documenting oral conditions, and maintaining accurate patient records.
- Dental radiography: Radiographic imaging is essential for diagnosis and treatment planning. We will train you on the different types of dental X-rays, positioning techniques, and radiation safety protocols.
- Dental restorations: Dental restorations play a significant role in repairing and restoring teeth. We will guide you through the step-by-step process of assisting in restorative procedures using different materials and techniques.
- Dental impressions and models: Accurate dental impressions are vital for creating models and prosthetics. You will learn how to assist in taking impressions and fabricating models for treatment planning and fabrication of restorations.
At Unity Dental Assisting School, we believe in hands-on training and practical experiences to enhance your skills. Our instructors, who are experienced dental professionals, will guide you through simulated dental procedures, allowing you to gain confidence and proficiency in assisting dentists.
By understanding dental materials, instruments, and procedures, you will become an invaluable member of the dental team, providing essential support to dentists and ensuring optimal patient care. At Unity Dental Assisting School, we are committed to your success, and we look forward to equipping you with the knowledge and skills you need to thrive in your dental assisting career.
Stay tuned for our upcoming posts, where we will delve deeper into specific dental materials, instruments, and procedures, providing you with detailed insights, practical tips, and real-world scenarios. Remember, at Unity Dental Assisting School, we are here to support you every step of the way on your journey to becoming a skilled and confident dental assistant.