We get this a lot!
The answer is best summed up with the following points:
- We have been training new dental assistants in our own offices for many years. Most come from very formal, or other short term schools like ours, and we find that many do not possess the expertise to be efficient in the practice from the first day, and must spend many days working along side experienced assistants for further ‘On the job training’, which can include learning advanced, or ‘expanded duties’ types of experience.
- When we originally designed our curriculum, this was our primary concern, to specifically address these critically needed skills, at first we started with 10 weeks, but due to the additional material we wanted to have our students become experienced with, we settled on 13.
- During the course, you will be able to train in our fully equipped dental lab, which will greatly enhance your operational experience level.