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As an Administrative Dental Assistant, you will perform as a professional dental staff member and work on behalf of the patient as well as the dentist. This exciting Administrative Dental Assistant Online Program can help you gain entrance in the Dental Assistant career path. You will learn about patient care, as well as how to assist with administrative dental duties. Advance and discover career possibilities after acquiring the skills essential for an entry-level administrative dental assistant position.

This course will provide you with the skills you need to perform the following tasks in a Dental office:  

  • Interact with patients and a dental team
  • Obtain health histories and maintain patient records
  • Recognize signs and symptoms of illness and disease
  • Understand dental terminology
  • Schedule patients
  • Master recall systems
  • Assist the dentist in patient care
  • Perform administrative duties in a dental office
  • Complete dental insurance claim forms
  • Use CDT (current dental terminology) coding

You will build effective communication skills and gain knowledge to assist dentists with administrative duties such as fee collection, banking, and accounts payable. You will also learn about dental insurance.

This course will provide you with comprehensive instruction with DENTRIX. You will receive DENTRIX G4 software that will provide you with sample practice opportunities. You can use this software to engage in activities and tasks that you would perform in an actual practice and use it to demonstrate your skills. Textbooks are also included in the course.

Upon registering, you will receive six (6) months to complete the program.

Enrollment Options:

Instructor-Led
6 Weeks Access Course Code: GES101
Start Dates* Sep 15 | Oct 13 | Nov 17 | Dec 15
*Choose start date in cart

$1795.00

USD

Enroll before 30th September and get high quality lamination on your hardcopy certificate absolutely free! Use your certificate to your advantage by showing your certified credentials to prospective employers and recruiters. All certificates are shipped from our mailing center in California.

Syllabus

  1. The Dental Profession
    1. Orientation to the Dental Profession: Dental Basics
  2. Interpersonal and Communication Skills
    1. Communication Skills and Telephone Techniques
    2. Written Correspondence
    3. Patient Relations
    4. Dental Healthcare Team Communication
  3. Records Management
    1. Patient Clinical Records
    2. Information Management
  4. Scheduling and Recall Systems
    1. Dental Patient Scheduling
    2. Recall Systems
  5. Dental Insurance Processing
  6. Financial Management
    1. Financial Arrangements and Collection Procedures
    2. Bookkeeping Procedures: Accounts Receivable
    3. Bookkeeping Procedures: Accounts Payable
  7. Office Equipment and Inventory
    1. Inventory Management
    2. Office Equipment
    3. Computers in the Dental Office
  8. Employment Strategies

Requirements

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or newer.
  • Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites to take this course.

Instructor

Cindy Lamkin has been employed in the dental field for over 20 years. She graduated from the University of South Dakota with a degree in dental hygiene. In addition to practicing clinical hygiene, she has also worked in dental office administration and treatment coordination. Her career includes general dentistry, as well as specialty practices of periodontics, endodontics, pedodontics, and orthodontics. Cindy has both her Registered Dental Assistant and Registered Dental Hygienist credentials, and she is licensed to practice in multiple states.

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A highly rewarding careers awaits your completing the Administrative Dental Assistant Certification!


According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (www.bls.gov), the median annual pay for dental assistants was $41,180 in May 2021, with over 350,000 practicing assistants in the field. So, as a certified dental assistant, you will grow professionally and expand your career at a fast pace. The dental assistant profession is among the fastest ways to launch a rewarding career in the healthcare sector and is expected to grow at 18% yearly through 2029.

You can learn to be a dental assistant starting today. Join the ranks of hundreds of individuals who have successfully completed the ExpertRating Dental Assistant Certification and go on to help the dentists handle patients, instruments, and supplies during the treatment. You will learn dental charting, anesthesia sedation, and how to take the best X-ray, making you an invaluable part of the dentist's team. You will even become a whiz at assisting with different dental procedures. And you will do it all online at your own pace through the dental assistant certification with a facilitator who will provide one-on-one interaction by answering questions and providing feedback on your performance.

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Your fee includes worldwide airmail delivery of the hard copy Admin Dental Assistant Certification. The certificate can be used to prove your certified status and does not mention the word "online". Also receive an online transcript that mentions your score and which you can use to prove your certified credentials on the internet at any time. Plus you get the in-depth Dental Assistant Certification Courseware including scenarios and case studies.