Helmwood Medical Center

914 N Dixie, Ste 200

Elizabethtown, KY 42701

Fax: (270) 769-5934 

PHONE:  (270) 735-7231

Expanded Duties for Dental Assistants (EDDA) Course This course is designed for dental assistants who would like advanced training in restorative dentistry and will include those duties which may be performed under the supervision of a dentist. The course will provide pre-clinical proficiency in restorative procedures and will include placement and finishing of amalgam and composite restorations to clinical competency.

Course Objectives:

• Tooth Morphology

• Various restorative dental materials, including bases, liners,

  composites, flowable composites and amalgam

• Selection and placement of rubber dam clamps, rubber dams,

  matrices, wedges

• Proper tooth contacts

• Placement of bases and liners, anterior and posterior composite

  restorations, amalgam restorations and temporary filling materials

• Finishing and polishing techniques for both composite and

  amalgam restorations

Expanded Duties for Dental Assistants (EDDA)

Dental Assistant

A career of helping people improve their dental health will be rewarding and enormously satisfying for you. It is a career that will always be in demand and in need of capable, trained and caring Dental Assistants. It could be a career for you! Kentucky Dental Academy’s Dental Assistant program will prepare you for a successful career as a dental assistant. Dental Assistants perform a variety of jobs, including patient care, office management and lab duties. Upon completion of the program, you will be awarded a Certificate in Dental Assisting. All KDA’s graduates are eligible to attend the Kentucky Dental Academy’s Expanded Duties Dental Assisting (EDDA) course.

In addition to the basic coursework for dental assistants, KDA also provides:

• Kentucky certification in Radiology Safety and Technique • Hands-on

  lab experience at an actual dentist's office

• Instruction from dentists and dental assistants

• Training in 4 handed dentistry KDA's Dental Assistant program is a

  10-week course, eight classroom hours per week for a total of eighty

  (80) classroom hours.

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