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Infection Control

Infection Control……Why Is It Important? The very first certification you receive at the Santa Clarita School of Dental Assisting is Infection Control.  You ask why be certified in Infection Control? This is one of the most important certifications you are required to have as a Dental Assistant.   What is Infection Control?  At our school, you …

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Dental chair position

Dental Chair Positions

Dental Chair Positions Intro Dental chairs are amazing. First, they are an important tool in dentistry. Most procedures are done using a dental chair. Think about the fact that these chairs have to comfortably accommodate children and adult bodies that come in all different shapes and sizes, both sitting straight and laying vertically. Dental chair …

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Dental Assisting & CPR

CPR At Santa Clarita School of Dental Assisting At Santa Clarita School of Dental Assisting, you will learn a multitude of things from infection control to radiology and coronal polishing. However, one of the most important things you will learn is CPR. The state of California requires dentists, hygienists, and dental assistants to receive certification …

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Dental Assisting Terminology

Dental Assisting Terminology

Dental Assisting Terminology: Intro There are many terms used in the dental field on a day-to-day basis. First, in today’s article we are going to talk about the same of the basics. Secondly, if you are on your way to becoming a dental assistant knowing dental assisting terminology will help you greatly. However, don’t rest …

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12-week dental assistant course

Dental Assistant Program

12-Week Dental Assistant Program We offer a 12-week dental assistant program. Currently on Mondays & Wednesdays from 5:30 P.M – 9:30 P.M. But what does the program look like? Moreover, what will you be learning in those 12 weeks?   Your Responsibilities as A Committed Student But I have to stop the party bus really …

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Dental Assistant Levels

Dental Assistant Levels

Dental Assistant Levels   What Are the Different Types or Levels of Dental Assistants? First, there can be different titles given to dental assistants depending on their office. For example, I have a friend who works for an oral surgeon. She’s a certified dental assistant (DA). However, her job title is “traveling nurse”, since they …

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