RDA DENTAL PROGRAM DIRECTOR / DENTAL ASSISTING INSTRUCTOR

RDA DENTAL PROGRAM DIRECTOR is responsible to oversee the RDA program; submit the appropriate RDA application for recertification, as needed; ensure the RDA program is in compliance with standards set by the Dental Board; conduct regular meetings with the instructor; maintain and monitor dental students records; review and support the curriculum; develop short term courses; develop externship sites; develop partnerships with local dentistry offices for student placement; conduct and organize annual Advisory meetings with the community that meets RDA requirements.

DENTAL ASSISTING INSTRUCTOR to teach an entry-level extensive hands-on-training in the unlicensed field of Dental Assisting. The program places focus on all aspects of chair side assisting within the dental profession including dental specialties as endodontics, periodontics, and prosthodontics. The core of the course is General Dentistry: placing focus on procedures tray setups, sterilization, radiology, equipment identification, laws and ethics, dental terminology, and dental office protocol. Instruction provide basic skills which include strengthening and practicing communication skills, reinforcement of listening skills and following directions, utilizing basic math skills in a dental environment, and reading to obtain information to perform chair side procedures.