Dental Assistant Training Program (English)

Description

The Dental Assistant eLearning is a quick tool to train or provide refresher training to dental assistants. Key concepts covered are:

  • Preparing the patient for treatment, Sterilizing instruments, Identifying and providing various instruments to the dentist during procedures, Mixing various dental materials, Chair side assistance, Intraoral Radiography, Sterilization, and Infection Control Practices.

Instructors: Dr. Abhinav Kathuria, MDS; Dr. Ravneet Lamba, MDS & Dr. Shallu Khatri, BDS

Facility Credits: Gums & Braces Dental Clinic

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Curriculum

    Course Description : Dental Assistant Training Program

    Dental assistants assist the dentist in providing more efficient dental treatment, by preparing the patient for treatment, sterilizing instruments, passing instruments during the procedure, holding suction devices, exposing dental radiographs, taking impressions, and fabricating provisional crowns. The Dentist can focus more time on the procedure; the dental assistant then effectively becomes the operator's extra hands.

    The Dental Assistant eLearning course has been developed with the objective of providing Dental Chains and practicing dentists a quick tool to train or provide refresher training to dental assistants. The course comprises of

    • eLearning modules
    • Demonstrative videos
    • Gamification based learning tool

    Key concepts covered are: 

    • Preparing the patient for treatment
    • Sterilizing instruments
    • Identifying and providing various instruments to dentist during procedures
    • Mixing various dental materials
    • Chair side assistance
    • Sterilization and Infection Control Practices
    • Intraoral Radiography

    Instructors: Dr. Abhinav Kathuria, MDS; Dr. Ravneet Lamba, MDS & Dr. Shallu Khatri, BDS

    Facility Credits: Gums & Braces Dental Clinic

    Pre Quiz

    Module 1- Basic Dental Information

    Basic Dental Information

    This Introductory eLearning Dental Module gives a brief introduction to the various members of dental team. The next section explains various structures of the mouth and teeth in detail. Further, this module will give an insight of progression of two major dental diseases which result in tooth loss & various tooth numbering systems.

    At the completion of this module, the learner will know:

    • The Role and Duties of various members of dental team
    • The Types of Teeth present in the mouth.
    • The Common Dental diseases.

    Instructor: Dr. Ravneet Lamba, MDS

    Dental Team Members - 3:34
    Dental Specialists - 5:05
    Roles and Duties of Dental Assistant - 3:27
    Patient Handling in Dental Clinic - 3:22
    Parts of the Oral cavity - Mouth - 6:15
    Parts and Structure of Tooth - 8:53
    Types of Teeth - 5:49
    Types of teeth Part 1 - 14:19
    Types of teeth Part 2 - 8:39
    Types of Dentitions - 2:59
    Surfaces of Teeth - 3:08
    Progression of Major Dental Diseases - 7:59
    Tooth Numbering system - 12:28
    Tooth Numbering System - 4:32

    Module 2- Common Dental Procedures

    This e-learning module through its various chapters will make you aware of the dental procedures that are performed commonly in an established dental practice. Each chapter contains a portion that tells about the role of dental assistant in that very dental procedure that enables the assistant to understand the chapter from his own perspective. The e-learning has been made interactive by incorporation of quiz either in between or at the end of each chapter.

    Instructors : Dr Abhinav Kathuria MDS, Dr. Shallu Khatri, BDS

    Scaling - 4:50
    Tooth Extraction - 7:58
    Dental Filling - 6:32
    Mixing of Dental cement - Glass Ionomer cement - 7:23
    Root Canal Therapy (RCT) - 2:19
    Dental Cap - Crown - 3:23
    Denture Fabrication - 6:35
    Dental Implants - 3:45

    Module 3- Dental Chair

    In this eLearning module, Dr. Ravneet explains the most important equipment in the dental clinic - the Dental chair. The module is divided into five sections and covers the important parts of the dental chair and its maintenance. The module also elaborates the responsibilities of the dental assistant during dental procedures and the way to use and clean different parts of the dental chair.

     At the completion of this module the learner will know:

    •  Parts of the Dental chair and its uses.
    •  Duties of the dental assistant in the cleaning and maintenance of Dental chair.

    Instructor: Dr. Ravneet Lamba, MDS

    Parts and Types of Dental Chair - 4:03
    Uses of various parts of Dental chair - 7:49
    Demonstration of parts of Dental chair-1 - 5:46
    Demonstration of parts of Dental chair-2 - 7:58
    Additional accessories of Dental chair - 2:15
    Preventive care and chair maintenance (General) - 2:01
    Preventive care and chair maintenance (Specific) - 4:32

    Module 4-Chair side assistance

    This module is about one of the most important duties of a dental assistant i.e Chair side assistance. It will cover the main aspects of chairside assistance:

    • Zones of activity
    • Dental Chair Position while working on the patient
    • Operator/Dentist chair position
    • Dental Assistant chair/stool position
    • Conserving the motion while working on the patient
    • Strategies for the dental assistant in assisting the dentist during various dental procedures
    • Rules for Instrument transfer and Instrument grasp 

    Instructor: Dr. Ravneet Lamba, MDS


    Dental ergonomics - 10:13
    Principles of Four-Handed Dentistry - 7:58
    Classification of Motion - 3:41
    Maintaining Clear Operative Field - 5:09

    Module 5 - Dental Materials and Dental Lab Work

    In this module, we will learn about various dental materials & lab work that an assistant should be aware of. This module covers various key topics like

    • Impression trays 
    • Dental cements : Types & Manipulation
    • Impression materials: Types & Manipulation
    • Gypsum products: Types & Manipulation
    • Disinfection of dental impression & Fabrication of dental cast 

    Instructors: Dr. Abhinav Kathuria MDS, Dr. Shallu Khatri BDS 

    General Terms - 4:04
    Impression Trays - 3:02
    Impression Trays - 6:17
    Dental Cements - 7:06
    Mixing of Dental cement - Glass Ionomer cement - 7:23
    Impression Materials - 8:47
    Gypsum Products - 4:55
    Impression making - 4:23
    Mixing of Dental impression material - Alginate - 4:58
    Alginate Impression making and Disinfection - 8:30
    Fabrication of the dental cast - 3:13
    Disinfection of Dental impression - 2:49

    Module 6 - Dental Instruments

     This module will introduce you to various dental instruments. This module is divided into various sections. Each section will cover different aspects of dental instruments.  

     

    Basic Examination Instruments
    Basic Examination Diagnostic Instruments Tray setup - 8:08
    Impression trays - 6:17
    Instruments for Scaling - Cleaning of teeth
    Instruments for Filling of teeth
    Instruments for Cleaning and Shaping of Tooth cavity - 3:10
    Instruments for Composite Filling
    Composite Filling Instruments - 5:07
    Instruments for GIC and Amalgam Filling
    GIC Filling Instruments - 1:33
    Amalgam filling Instruments - 3:18
    Instruments for Root Canal Treatment(RCT)
    Root canal Treatment Instruments - 5:13
    Instruments for Extraction of teeth
    Extraction Instruments - 7:18
    Instruments for Surgical Tooth Extraction
    Instruments for Complete Denture Fabrication
    Instruments for Dental Crown - Cap

    Module 7: Sterilization in Dental Clinic

    Sterilization in Dental Clinic

    Sterilization in Dental Clinic - 5:36

    Module 8: Radiographic Techniques In Dentistry

    Radiographic Techniques In Dentistry

    Positioner System For Radiographs - 10:14
    How to take RVG with positioners - 2:29
    Bisecting Angle Technique - 3:01

    Post Quiz

Maximum duration of video: 5:21:30
Total number of questions: 216

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Total number of questions: 216

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