Certificate in Administrative Dental Assistant Online Course

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Learn how to perform the administrative tasks essential for managing the business aspects of a dental practice

As an Administrative Dental Assistant, you will perform as a professional dental staff member and work on behalf of the patient as well as the dentist. This exciting Administrative Dental Assistant Online Program can help you gain entrance in the Dental Assistant career path. You will learn about patient care, as well as how to assist with administrative dental duties. Advance and discover career possibilities after acquiring the skills essential for an entry-level administrative dental assistant position with our administrative assistant training.

This course will provide you with the skills you need to perform the following tasks in a Dental office:  

  • Interact with patients and a dental team
  • Obtain health histories and maintain patient records
  • Recognize signs and symptoms of illness and disease
  • Understand dental terminology
  • Schedule patients
  • Master recall systems
  • Assist the dentist in patient care
  • Perform administrative duties in a dental office
  • Complete dental insurance claim forms
  • Use CDT (current dental terminology) coding

You will build effective communication skills and gain knowledge to assist dentists with administrative duties such as fee collection, banking, and accounts payable. You will also learn about dental insurance.

This course will provide you with comprehensive instruction with DENTRIX. You will receive DENTRIX G4 software that will provide you with sample practice opportunities. You can use this software to engage in activities and tasks that you would perform in an actual practice and use it to demonstrate your skills. Textbooks are also included in the course.

Upon registering, you will receive six (6) months to complete the program.

Upon successful completion of this program, you will be able to :

  • Understand the role of the administrative dental assistant
  • Communicate effectively with patients and coworkers
  • Relate to patients in a professional, caring manner
  • Understand teamwork in the dental office
  • Maintain quality patient records
  • Understand information management in the dental office
  • Become proficient with scheduling and recall systems
  • Know how to process dental insurance
  • Perform inventory management and equipment maintenance
  • Know bookkeeping and collection procedures 

Course Fast Facts:

  • This course is delivered 100% on-line and is accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  • Instructors lead each course and you will be able to interact with them and ask questions
  • You can study from home or at work at your own pace in your own time
  • You will be awarded a certificate at completion of this course

Course Delivery

Upon your Courses for Success enrolment, an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. New courses start every month to ensure that we have the correct ratio of students to tutors available, please ensure you select a starting date when you go through our shopping cart, at checkout. The course is easy to follow and understand.

Recognition & Accreditation

All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion with a passing score (for the online assessment) and will be issued a certificate via email.

I. The Dental Profession

  • Orientation to the Dental Profession: Dental Basics

II. Interpersonal and Communication Skills

  • Communication Skills and Telephone Techniques
  • Written Correspondence
  • Patient Relations
  • Dental Healthcare Team Communication

III. Records Management

  • Patient Clinical Records
  • Information Management

IV. Scheduling and Recall Systems

  • Dental Patient Scheduling
  • Recall Systems

V. Dental Insurance Processing

VI. Financial Management

  • Financial Arrangements and Collection Procedures
  • Bookkeeping Procedures: Accounts Receivable
  • Bookkeeping Procedures: Accounts Payable

VII. Office Equipment and Inventory

  • Inventory Management
  • Office Equipment
  • Computers in the Dental Office

VIII. Employment Strategies

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

1. Can I register for programs if I am an international student?

Yes, because our programs are online you never have to actually travel to the school. Most schools offer telephone or online registration.

2. How long does it take to complete a program?

All of our programs are self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start them when you want and finish them at your own pace. Upon registering, you're given six months to complete this program. 

3. Do I have to buy additional materials?

All the materials you'll need are included, and their cost will be covered by your tuition. our will ship all materials ground service upon enrollment.

4. Can I get financial assistance?

our courses are non-credit courses, so they do not qualify for federal aid. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses.

5. What happens when I complete the program?

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion.

6. Am I guaranteed a job?

our programs will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. We don't provide direct job placement services, but our facilitators and career counselors will help you build your resume and are available to give advice on finding your first job. Facilitators will also be available to use as a professional reference upon completion of the program. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

7. Who will be my instructor?

Each student is paired up with a facilitator for one-on-one interaction. The facilitator will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our facilitators are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach.

8. What software or hardware do I need in order to take online programs and what are the system requirements?

In order to take our online programs, you must have access to a computer and the Internet. You can access the program contents from any Web-enabled computer. You don't have to use the same computer to log-in to the program every time. We recommend that you have a word-processing program (Microsoft Word is best) and the latest version of Internet Explorer.

9. Can I use a Mac?

No, this program is not compatible with a Mac.

 

Cindy Lamkin has been employed in the dental field for over 20 years. She graduated from the University of South Dakota with a degree in dental hygiene. In addition to practicing clinical hygiene, she has also worked in dental office administration and treatment coordination. Her career includes general dentistry, as well as specialty practices of periodontics, endodontics, pedodontics, and orthodontics. Cindy has both her Registered Dental Assistant and Registered Dental Hygienist credentials, and she is licensed to practice in multiple states.

About this Course

Learn how to perform the administrative tasks essential for managing the business aspects of a dental practice

As an Administrative Dental Assistant, you will perform as a professional dental staff member and work on behalf of the patient as well as the dentist. This exciting Administrative Dental Assistant Online Program can help you gain entrance in the Dental Assistant career path. You will learn about patient care, as well as how to assist with administrative dental duties. Advance and discover career possibilities after acquiring the skills essential for an entry-level administrative dental assistant position with our administrative assistant training.

This course will provide you with the skills you need to perform the following tasks in a Dental office:  

  • Interact with patients and a dental team
  • Obtain health histories and maintain patient records
  • Recognize signs and symptoms of illness and disease
  • Understand dental terminology
  • Schedule patients
  • Master recall systems
  • Assist the dentist in patient care
  • Perform administrative duties in a dental office
  • Complete dental insurance claim forms
  • Use CDT (current dental terminology) coding

You will build effective communication skills and gain knowledge to assist dentists with administrative duties such as fee collection, banking, and accounts payable. You will also learn about dental insurance.

This course will provide you with comprehensive instruction with DENTRIX. You will receive DENTRIX G4 software that will provide you with sample practice opportunities. You can use this software to engage in activities and tasks that you would perform in an actual practice and use it to demonstrate your skills. Textbooks are also included in the course.

Upon registering, you will receive six (6) months to complete the program.

Upon successful completion of this program, you will be able to :

  • Understand the role of the administrative dental assistant
  • Communicate effectively with patients and coworkers
  • Relate to patients in a professional, caring manner
  • Understand teamwork in the dental office
  • Maintain quality patient records
  • Understand information management in the dental office
  • Become proficient with scheduling and recall systems
  • Know how to process dental insurance
  • Perform inventory management and equipment maintenance
  • Know bookkeeping and collection procedures 

Course Fast Facts:

  • This course is delivered 100% on-line and is accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  • Instructors lead each course and you will be able to interact with them and ask questions
  • You can study from home or at work at your own pace in your own time
  • You will be awarded a certificate at completion of this course

Course Delivery

Upon your Courses for Success enrolment, an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. New courses start every month to ensure that we have the correct ratio of students to tutors available, please ensure you select a starting date when you go through our shopping cart, at checkout. The course is easy to follow and understand.

Recognition & Accreditation

All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion with a passing score (for the online assessment) and will be issued a certificate via email.

I. The Dental Profession

  • Orientation to the Dental Profession: Dental Basics

II. Interpersonal and Communication Skills

  • Communication Skills and Telephone Techniques
  • Written Correspondence
  • Patient Relations
  • Dental Healthcare Team Communication

III. Records Management

  • Patient Clinical Records
  • Information Management

IV. Scheduling and Recall Systems

  • Dental Patient Scheduling
  • Recall Systems

V. Dental Insurance Processing

VI. Financial Management

  • Financial Arrangements and Collection Procedures
  • Bookkeeping Procedures: Accounts Receivable
  • Bookkeeping Procedures: Accounts Payable

VII. Office Equipment and Inventory

  • Inventory Management
  • Office Equipment
  • Computers in the Dental Office

VIII. Employment Strategies

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

1. Can I register for programs if I am an international student?

Yes, because our programs are online you never have to actually travel to the school. Most schools offer telephone or online registration.

2. How long does it take to complete a program?

All of our programs are self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start them when you want and finish them at your own pace. Upon registering, you're given six months to complete this program. 

3. Do I have to buy additional materials?

All the materials you'll need are included, and their cost will be covered by your tuition. our will ship all materials ground service upon enrollment.

4. Can I get financial assistance?

our courses are non-credit courses, so they do not qualify for federal aid. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses.

5. What happens when I complete the program?

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion.

6. Am I guaranteed a job?

our programs will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. We don't provide direct job placement services, but our facilitators and career counselors will help you build your resume and are available to give advice on finding your first job. Facilitators will also be available to use as a professional reference upon completion of the program. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

7. Who will be my instructor?

Each student is paired up with a facilitator for one-on-one interaction. The facilitator will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our facilitators are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach.

8. What software or hardware do I need in order to take online programs and what are the system requirements?

In order to take our online programs, you must have access to a computer and the Internet. You can access the program contents from any Web-enabled computer. You don't have to use the same computer to log-in to the program every time. We recommend that you have a word-processing program (Microsoft Word is best) and the latest version of Internet Explorer.

9. Can I use a Mac?

No, this program is not compatible with a Mac.

 

Cindy Lamkin has been employed in the dental field for over 20 years. She graduated from the University of South Dakota with a degree in dental hygiene. In addition to practicing clinical hygiene, she has also worked in dental office administration and treatment coordination. Her career includes general dentistry, as well as specialty practices of periodontics, endodontics, pedodontics, and orthodontics. Cindy has both her Registered Dental Assistant and Registered Dental Hygienist credentials, and she is licensed to practice in multiple states.

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Course Summary

Course ID No.: 007GES101
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: 7 Months
Tutor Support: Yes
Time required: 150 Hours
Qualification: Certificate

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