Introduction to Dental Assisting

Synopsis:

This is the introductory course to Dental assisting. This course will cover from basic communication to handling different dental procedures. In any dental treatment Dental Assistants play a vital role as most of the dental procedures are 4-hands procedures. This 5-day course focuses on giving practical knowledge on dentistry which will be useful in clinical work. Eligible student will be offered an employment opportunity with Q & M Dental Group upon completion of course.

  • Course date: 15-19 June 2020

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  • Course Fees:

    $800


    Course Period:

    June 2020 – June 2020 (Full-Time)

    ABOUT THIS COURSE


    The course will cover 5 subjects/modules as follows:


    1. Introduction to dentistry and dental assisting
    2. Dental Procedure
    3. X-ray
    4. Sterilization and Infection Control
    5. Communication

    Course Fee: $800


    Course period: June 2020 – June 2020 (Full-Time)


    >Average teacher-student ratio: 1 : 20 (for lecture), 1 : 4 (for clinical supervision)


    After each module, students will be assessed on both their theoretical knowledge and practical expertise (where applicable). The assessment is in the form of:


    1. Hands-on and clinical supervision

    ADMISSION CRITERIA


    Course entry requirement(s) Local Students

    GCE 'N' Level or above

    Course entry requirement(s) Foreign Students

    Open for Singaporean and Singaporean PR only

    HOW TO APPLY


    Application form: completed form with supporting documents


    SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS


    1. Educational certificates
    2. NRIC
    3. Passport-sized photograph
      Your photo must be taken in the last 3 months. It is to be in JPEG format, 400 by 514 pixels, and file size of around 60KB.

    MODULE DETAILS


    Speaker:
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    Course Outline:
    Lecture/Practical - 7 hrs


    Synopsis:
    Dental Assistant is an important part of dental management team. Being a team player and learning roles and responsibility of dental assistant is important.


    MODULE DETAILS


    Speaker:
    -


    Course Outline:
    Lecture/Practical - 7 hrs


    Synopsis:
    Everyday there are many type of dental procedure are performed in dental clinic. This module will prepare student to assist dentist in different procedure from examination of patient to providing treatment like filling, extraction and denture as well as laboratory work.


    MODULE DETAILS


    Speaker:
    -


    Course Outline:
    Lecture/Practical - 7 hrs


    Synopsis:
    Radiograph is essential part in management of dental patients. There are different types of radiograph or x-rays are taken in dental clinic everyday. In this module student will learn about x-ray types and how to use it.


    MODULE DETAILS


    Speaker:
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    Course Outline:
    Lecture/Practical - 7 hrs


    Synopsis:
    Students will learn the role of dental assistant in prevent of disease transmission and infection control procedure. There will be different role play and practical application in this module.


    MODULE DETAILS


    Speaker:
    -


    Course Outline:
    Lecture/Practical - 7 hrs


    Synopsis:
    In this module students will learn importance of effective communication not only with patients but also with colleagues. In addition they will also learn to use dental program used in clinic for record keeping, appointment management and insurance.


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