Expanded Functions/Radiology for the Dental Auxiliary

Expanded Functions/Radiology for the Dental Auxiliary EFDA/Radiology Certification Program

The EFDA / Radiology Certification Program consist of a 32 hour Expanded Functions component, and a 16 hour Radiology component.

The Radiology component is designed to reacquaint dental auxiliaries with fundamental principles in dental radiographic technique, safety, and interpretation as required by the State of Florida Board of Dentistry for certification in Radiology and Safety. It includes identifying the parts of an x-ray head, characteristics of an x-ray beam, use of a processor and proper protocol in the darkroom, importance of patient and operator safety, and successfully exposing and mounting bitewings and a full mouth series.

The EFDA component includes theory and hands-on participation for expanded functions including alginate impressions, application of fluoride, placement and removal of the rubber dam,periodontal dressings, matrices and wedges, polishing clinical crowns, amalgam restorations, placing provisional restorations, bases and liners, suture removal, application of pit and fissure sealants,packing and removing retraction cord, fabricating and cementing provisional crowns and bridges,preliminary charting.

Certificates will be awarded upon demonstration of competency and satisfactory completion of both the EFDA component and Radiology component of this program.

All applicants are required to provide documentation of a minimum of one (1) year of experience as a general practice chairside dental assistant or hygienist under the direct supervision of a licensed dentist, or documentation showing completion of a dental assisting program.

Total Cost of the Course $950**

**($50 due at registration to reserve a seat - space limited)

*$900 balance due the first day of class or prior arrangements can be made with Greater Orlando Dental Assisting School at (407) 478-0206.

*CareerSource Central Florida may offer tuition assistance for this course. For more information, call 1-352-360-6280 or visit www.careersourcecentralflorida.com

Prerequisites: Dental Assisting - Entry Level,  any one class from the Dental Assisting - Entry Level course group,  
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