The key to success can be a great smile.
Help put a healthier smile on someone’s face through the Dental Assisting & Dental Radiology Program available at our Fort Myers, Florida, school. Throughout the course you’ll receive training that will prepare you for a valuable job as a dental assistant, helping the dentist in the delivery of quality oral health care.
By the end of the program, graduates will be trained in dental x-ray procedures, patient assessment, billing, dental records, instrument sterilization and other skills designed to make them extremely well-qualified and ready to start work in a new dental assisting career.
WHICH DENTAL ASSISTING & DENTAL RADIOLOGY SKILLS WILL I LEARN?
- Review dental records and prepare patients for treatment, including taking X-rays
- Provide dentist with proper instruments and chairside materials
- Impressions, modeling, charting and polishing
- Fluoride treatments and whitening procedures
- Provide postoperative instructions and instruct patients on oral healthcare
- Sterilize and disinfect instruments and equipment, and place for easy access
- Instruct patients on dental hygiene and proper care of dental fixtures
- Apply sealant/anesthetic
WHERE DO DENTAL ASSISTANTS WORK?
- Dental Offices
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Commission for Independent Education
Florida Department of Education License: 2367
Board of Massage Therapy; Student Massage Clinic #MM12249
In accordance with Florida Administrative Code, Chapter 6E-2.004(1)(b)1. and Florida Statutes, Chapter 1005.02(4) Heritage operates under the name “Heritage Institute” in Florida. All other Heritage campuses operate under the name “Heritage College.”
The Florida Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education since 1/26/2001 – License #2367.
Additional information regarding this institution may be obtained by contacting the Commission Licensure Department 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1414, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400, Toll-free (888) 224-6684 or (850) 245-3200
Massage Clinic License #MM12249 is issued by the Florida Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance, Board of Massage Therapy
FORT MYERS, FLORIDA
6630 Orion Drive, Suite 202
Fort Myers, FL 33912
YOUR NEXT CHAPTER STARTS HERE.
This easy-to-get-to Heritage Institute campus next door to the Gulf Coast Medical Center features a student lounge and a resource center along with fully equipped classrooms that support our hands-on approach to education.
As students prepare for their healthcare career, they often study in simulated, real-life settings, including a veterinary surgical suite, a massage clinic, an X-ray lab, a medical assisting lab, a pharmaceutical lab, dental lab and an instructional gym for personal training students.
Heritage Institute utilizes industry-standard equipment for our career education programs to ensure that students are prepared with the knowledge, skills and hands-on training needed for successful employment in their chosen field. Additionally, the campus offers a number of resources to assist students, and the faculty and staff are committed to the success of our students.