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train your dental assistant - if you are a dentist- use this form as template DENTAL ASSISTANT TRAINING PROTOCOL.
DENTAL ASSISTANT TRAINING PROTOCOL Week One: Orientation, Sterilization, Infection Control Day 1 Orientation: □ How to get into office □ Alarm Code □ Getting into Lab □ Locker area □ Break Room Rules…Fridge, microwave, etc. □ Dress Code □ Work Hours □ Radio use □ Parking □ Website □ Employee Roster □ Computer sign-in and time clock Day 2 Sterilization: □ Instrument Cleaning □ Set-up and use of Autoclave and Ultrasonic □ Water fill-up (Autoclave) □ Autoclave and Ultrasonic Maintenance □ Sterilizer Spore-testing □ Preparing instruments for sterilization □ Bagging instruments…which bag to use and why □ Cold Sterile use and refill Day 3 Office Maintenance: □ Janitor room orientation □ Trash removal □ Bathroom Maintenance □ Coffee Room use and maintenance □ How to use coffee maker □ Aroma Machine maintenance and cartridge removal/change □ C-Fold station is each room (refill) □ Empty Paper Shredder □ Clean Floors Day 4-5 Sterilization Practice: □ Bag and sterilize instruments w/supervision □ Set up Bur blocks □ Set up different procedure kits…preps, composite, amalgams, deliver, extraction, adjustments □ Set up hygiene kits □ Set up exam kits □ Set up handpieces □ Clean trays □ Use and cleaning of denture machine Week II: Day 1: Room Set-up/Breakdown □ Break down operatory □ Infection Control basics □ Review of materials used in sterilization □ Basic Set up □ Room Names and Codes Day 2: Room Stock/Refill □ Refill drawers…cotton rolls, gauze, bibs, alcohol, suction tips, q-tips, vaseline…ALL ITEMS □ Refill Impression materials, Day 3-5: Practice on Week II Week III: Instrument Familarization □ Be able to set up trays and name all instruments and materials needed □ Name major instruments and their use □ Learn the composite tray and composite materials □ Learn the impression materials and names □ Learn names of all equipment in operatories Week IV: Lab Work □ Learn to mix plaster □ Learn the different types of plaster and their individual uses □ Learn to pour casts □ Learn to sandblast/refill sandblaster □ Learn to operate the air compressor in lab and maintenance □ Learn to trim casts □ Learn to make bleaching trays Week V: Practice □ Thursday exam with Dr. Penchas, Dr. Scheyer, or Wanda Week VI: Clinical □ Make impressions for bleaching/diagnoctics □ Learn to suction/retract chairside □ Set-up operatory for procedures: □ Crown □ Composite/Amalgam □ RCT □ Zoom □ Denture Week VII: Clinical Practice □ Set up, treat, and break down an operatory Following Ray-ALL WEEK □ Reading assignment □ Thursday with Wanda Week VIII: Radiology □ Learn to take PA on skull □ Learn to take Panorex □ Learn to process and place in respective patient chart □ Thursday test-take panorex/pa on Dr. Penchas WEEK IV: Radiology II □ Take x-rays with Loan ALL WEEK
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