About This Course
Find a career to fit your skills and personality as you go behind the scenes in a typical dental office.
In this course, you'll explore the many jobs open to you in the dental field—dentist, dental hygienist, clinical dental assistant, administrative dental assistant, office manager, and dental lab technician. To decide which one is just right for you, you'll investigate the education you need for each job, learn which dental office careers require licensing, and check out the job prospects in each area.
In addition, you'll master basic dental terminology and anatomy, discover how to create a patient chart, and identify the privacy rules that are crucial to proper dental office management. You'll also delve into dental disease, its prevention, and its treatment.
By the time you're done, you'll know all about the professional teamwork that goes into creating healthy smiles. You'll fully understand the role of each person in a dental office—and you'll know which dental career is the perfect one for you!