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Dental Assistants greatly increase the efficiency of a dentist in the delivery of quality oral health care and form an important part of any dental care team. If you have strong communication skills and want a career with responsibility, Dental Assistance Course is for you. The duties of a dental assistant are among the most comprehensive and varied ones in a dental office. A dental assistant performs many tasks requiring both interpersonal and technical skills. The Dental Assistant Training offered by VIVO is for 6 months duration. This course helps individuals to acquire all the necessary set of skills and knowledge to become successful dental assistants. Post completion of the course, students receive the Dental Assistance Certification, which is recognized all over India.
There is a broad array of growth opportunities for certified Dental Assistants and this way Dental Assistants can immensely advance their careers. You can start your career as a Certified Dental Assistant after which you can switch to working as an Expanded Function Dental Assistants (EFDA). With more practice and expertise, Expanded Function Dental Assistants (EFDA) move on to becoming Dental Assistant Instructors, Dental Office Business Team Administrators, Dental Sales Representatives, Dental Hygienists, Dental Consultants, and finally acquire the most advanced role of Dentists within the dental field.
High school / 10th/ 12th candidates with biology, chemistry, health subjects can join for a dental training course to start a career as a dental assistant. There are numerous dental colleges and schools in India, providing training courses on dental-assisting programs.
Diploma in Dental Assistance and Dental Operation Room Assistant (DORA) are two main courses in this field. The duration of these courses may vary from 10 months to 2 years, depending on the institute. These courses teach a variety of skills needed for a dental assisting career.
The course includes a study of basic body systems and functions, oral anatomy, dental science, dental materials, computer and office applications, and oral radiology in preparation for these job duties. It may also include classroom and laboratory work in which students learn about teeth, gums, jaws and other areas that dentists work on.
An internship during the course offers students the opportunity to practice their learned skills in a dental office environment and prepare for their dental assisting career.