ORTHODONTICS 101 PROGRAM

WHAT IS ORTHODONTICS?

Orthodontics is a specialty branch of dentistry that deals with recognition, prevention, diagnosis, correction, and treatment of malalignment and irregularities of teeth, jaws, and face. Learn how an orthodontist can straighten teeth with different types of braces. The backbone to every orthodontic office is the orthodontic assistant! The roll of an orthodontic assistant is very hands on with the patients.

SOME OF WHAT YOU WILL LEARN IN THE ORTHODONTICS 101 PROGRAM:

Orthodontic assistant duties

Orthodontic numbering system

Phases of orthodontics

Orthodontic work ups

Types of braces

Orthodontic Instrument Identification

Orthodontic appliances

Care and Hygiene for fixed and removable appliances

Arch wires

Banding and Bonding

Different bracket systems

Tying patients with wires and elastics

Placing and removing separators

Lots of hands-on experience!

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Completion of an Admission Interview.

  • Must be at least 16 years of age (Under the age of 18 - Must have parental or guardian consent and signature).

  • A valid ID.

  • Dental assistant working experience or dental assistant schooling.

  • A payment plan selected.

TUITION FOR THE ORTHODONTICS 101 CLASS 

$200 non-refundable registration fee

$800 tuition

TOTAL CLASS COST $1000

PAYMENT PLAN OPTIONS FOR THE ORHTODONTICS 101 CLASS

Option 1: Payment in full

Option 2: $200 non-refundable registration fee to hold your seat. Remaining ($800) balance due right before the start of class.

CLASS SCHEDULE:

December 10th and 11th (7am - 12pm)

Our orthodontic class is offered to ALL dental assistants!

- To join the Orthodontics 101 class, you MUST have dental assisting experience or have gone through dental assisting school and must know basic dental terminology and anatomy. (Teeth names, numbers/letters, surfaces etc.)

- The orthodontics 101 program is strictly for academic improvement or used for a dental assistant to improve their job opportunities.

-Our Orthodontics 101 program is a separate class from the Dental Assistant Program.

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