Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts
Dental Assistant at Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts
A Dental Assistant works in a dental office or other dental facility and is considered an indispensable partner on the team. A Dental Assistant performs a variety of administrative and clinical tasks. Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts Dental Assistant students will be taught the principles of front and back office dental assisting. They will be introduced to the fundamentals of anatomy and physiology that deal with the oral cavity.
Students will practice and become adept at a variety of clinical skills including patient education, chair side assistance, x-ray and coronal polishing. The program includes didactic and laboratory hands-on training as well as a clinical externship component where each student will be placed in a dental office or facility.