• Practice Dentoforms
    Practice Dentoforms

    Dentoforms are used to train students by simulating conditions they will encounter in practice.

  • Mirror & Periodontal Probe
    Mirror & Periodontal Probe

    Students use a Mirror and Periodontal Probe for disease assessment.

  • Infection Control
    Infection Control

    Students learn to use Dental Dam to reduce contamination during procedures.

  • Instruments
    Instruments

    DATC Students learn Instruments in order to effectively assist the Dentist when chairside assisting.

  • Radiographs
    Radiographs

    Students learn to take Radiographs that are consistent in order to help the Dentist with diagnosis and treatment plans.

  • CPR
    CPR

    As part of the DATC Dental Assistant I Program, Students become American Red Cross Certified in CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers.

  • Dental Office Operatory
    Dental Office Operatory

    Students learn about the Dental Operatory Set-up, Infection Control using Barriers and about the Dental Unit.

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

    As part of the OSHA and Infection Control, Students learn about PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) for them and for the patient.  Using barriers and wearing the proper protective items keeps everyone safe.

  • Impressions
    Impressions

    Students learn how to make good first impressions, In and Out of the operatory.

  • Curing Light
    Curing Light

    DATC Students learn how to use and what procedures require Curing Lights.

  • Dental Specialities
    Dental Specialities

    DATC Students learn from local area dental specialists.

Helpful Links

Karen Barwick DDS
Karen D. Barwick DDS, PA & Associates: From common problems to gum disease, we provide an array of dental services to meet your needs all in one convenient location. Using the latest technology, our experienced staff works together as a team to give you exceptional quality treatment from the time you walk in for your initial visit.

Dental Assisting National Board
DANB is the nationally-recognized certification agency for dental assistants. As of August 2009, there are more than 32,000 Certified Dental Assistants (CDAs) nationwide. The DANB CDA and/or Radiation Health and Safety (RHS) and/or Infection Control (ICE) examinations are required or recognized as meeting regulatory requirements in over thirty states.

Elsevier
We continue to offer the most current textbooks and workbooks available.  Elsevier whom is the publisher has an amazing website that you may log into.  It will help you in numerous ways from practicing instrument setups to liitle facts that you can not just get from the textbook.  It is a great hands on system.

 

Alamance Woman Magazine

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