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Best Online Courses in Dental Sciences 2019

Courses are individually offered classes that afford higher education opportunities in various areas of study. By taking a series of classes focused in one category, students might pursue a certificate or degree in their field of interest.

Dentistry is a field of medical study that focuses on oral health and how it impacts the body. Dentists can diagnose and treat medical conditions of the teeth, gums, and other parts of the mouth. They also help patients prevent further problems.

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International Career Institute

Perhaps more than having a job that pays well, dental assistants can feel good about the fact that they are helping many people achieve better smiles. If you are interest ... [+]

Perhaps more than having a job that pays well, dental assistants can feel good about the fact that they are helping many people achieve better smiles. If you are interested in achieving skills that are desired by many dentist-employers, enroll in ICI’s dental assistant course. Our course will provide all the training you need to be a reliable and qualified dental assistant.

Course Outline Introduction to the Dental Profession Prevention and Nutrition Oral Health and Preventative Techniques Basic Dental Sciences Anatomy Pre-clinical Dental Skills Microbiology Infection Control Occupations Health and Safety Administration Preparation for Patient Care Dental Charting Pharmacology Emergency Management Clinical Dental Procedures Introduction to the Dental Office and Basic Chairside Assisting Instrument Transfer and Maintaining the Operating Field Basic Chairside Instruments and Tray Systems Anaesthetic and Sedation Dental Radiography Introduction to Dental Radiography and Equipment Produce and Evaluate Dental Radiographs Dental Specialties Restorative and Laboratory Materials and Techniques Restorative Materials and Dental Dam Laboratory Materials and Techniques Dental Practice Management Dental Office Management Employment Skills Career Prospects ... [-]
United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
Online
FutureLearn

How important is a smile? Ever wondered what all those letters and numbers a dentist calls out during your check-up mean? How are broken teeth fixed, or how dentures are ... [+]

How important is a smile? Ever wondered what all those letters and numbers a dentist calls out during your check-up mean? How are broken teeth fixed, or how dentures are made? Join Dr. Christopher Stokes from the School of Clinical Dentistry at The University of Sheffield on a learning journey to explore the dental profession and the impact dentistry has on all our lives. Throughout this course, you’ll hear from, and interact with, experts from all corners of the dental professions to discover dentistry. Starting with the public perception of dentistry, to the sometimes gruesome history of the profession, we will explore the context of dentistry today. Through interactive exercises, we will demystify the various roles and activities within a dental practice, and explore in detail how common dental diseases and problems are treated by talking to the experts and watching them work. We will investigate how false teeth and dental crowns are made, and take a glimpse into the future by looking at the latest technology of 3D printed teeth. This course is for everyone. Whether you are an aspiring dentist, preparing for a dental school interview, or want to learn about the interesting multidisciplinary world of looking after smiles, join us for an entertaining and insightful exploration of your mouth and the people who care for it.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online
January 2020
Part-time
6 weeks
Online
FutureLearn

This free course will cover all aspects of the use of digital photography in dental practice: intra-oral, extra-oral, and portraits. Participants will be taken through ph ... [+]

This free course will cover all aspects of the use of digital photography in dental practice: intra-oral, extra-oral, and portraits. Participants will be taken through photography, from the basics of choosing correct equipment and setting it up, to optimum settings, techniques for consistent imaging and the safe storage of images. The course is taught by the team that delivers the online master's degree course in Advanced General Dental Practice from the School of Dentistry at the University of Birmingham UK and will involve about five hours per week of your time.

Quotes from previous learners:

“That was fantastic. I feel I have a great grasp on the settings on my camera and flash and what they all mean and feel quite confident to take photographs of patients that I can use for practice promotion and records. Thanks so much!” - Andrea Lakatos... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online
January 2020
Part-time
4 weeks
Online
IEEF Instituto Español para la Educación y la Formación

It is the person who assists the dentist in oral health prevention actions under the competence criteria assigned by the dentistry professional. He is also the assistant ... [+]

Work as a Dental Hygienist in Dental Clinics as an Auxiliary Dentist

Is the person who assists the dentist in oral health pre-vention actions under the competence criteria assigned by the dentistry professional. He is also the assistant of the dentist in the process of oral patient care, who applies the biosafety norms in daily practice and deals with the administrative activities of the office.

In recent years, the dental hygienist has become a regular and often essential member of our dental practices. The dental hygienist is an assistant who assists the dentist in certain delegated functions, which have a minimal possibility of producing adverse effects.

Law 10/1986 of 17 March on dentists and other professionals related to dental health, developed by Royal Decree 1594/1994 of 15 July, defines dental hygienists as those professionals, who with the corresponding Vocational Training qualification Second Degree, they have attributed, in the field of health promotion and oral health education, the functions of data collection, the performance of health examinations and the advice of hygienic and preventive measures, individual or collective. Dental hygienists also collaborate in epidemiological studies and can also perform certain technical-assistance functions as assistants and collaborators of medical doctors and dentists.... [-]

Spain Madrid
September 2019
Online
IEEF Instituto Español para la Educación y la Formación

Become a certified specialist, practice in the best companies, and work on what you like ... [+]

Description of the Dentistry Assistant course in Madrid

This Odontology Assistant course in Madrid (face-to-face training) is aimed at training professionals who support dentistry specialists in their health work. Upon completion of the theoretical part, you will be entitled to 160 hours of internships in companies in the sector, with real chances of getting a job.

It is the person who assists the dentist in oral health prevention actions under the competence criteria assigned by the dentistry professional. He is also the assistant of the dentist in the process of oral patient care, who applies the biosafety norms in daily practice and deals with the administrative activities of the office.... [-]

Spain Madrid
September 2019
Online