Course Outline

Skills Taught At Wisconsin Dental Assistant School

During our 10 week accelerated dental assistant training program, Oconomowoc students will gain knowledge of the basic dental sciences and become proficient at lab and clinical skills, enabling them to step into their new careers as an entry-level dental assistant.

Start your career today by signing up for a dental assistant course at Wisconsin Dental Assistant School. Be sure to explore our course outline, as well as our session schedule.

  • Four-handed dental assisting for all dental procedures
  • Sterilization procedures, autoclaving instruments, disinfecting operatories and treatment areas.
  • Dental terminology
  • Oral anatomy
  • Primary and permanent tooth numbering
  • How to take a new patient history
  • Charting of dental restorations and periodontal pocket charting
  • X-ray techniques for taking periapical films, bite wings, full mouth series, and panoramic views
  • Mounting X-Rays
  • Radiation safety precautions and the different types of film holders
  • Use of the Intra-Oral Camera and how it aids in diagnosis and patient education
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Tooth Whitening
  • Crown and Bridge, making temporaries, cement removal
  • Oral Surgery
  • Endodontics
  • Alginate impressions and model trimming
  • Interviewing skills- how to prepare for a job interview, including proper dress and resume preparation
  • OSHA requirements
  • Healthcare Provider CPR certification

Tuition Includes

  • Use of the Dental Assisting textbook
  • Course Syllabus
  • Lecture Notes
  • Healthcare Provider CPR certification
  • All instruments and materials needed for lab and clinical portion of the course
  • Five (5) hours of clinical internship/observation
  • Certificate of Completion upon successful passage of all areas of the course
  • Professional uniform (scrub jacket)

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