Combo EFDA & Radiology – Friday 8/11

Date and Time:

August 11, 2023 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Total Seats 10
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About The Classes

This is a one day course for a dental assistant who has been formally trained by a licensed dentist for a minimum of three months. Students in the EFDA/XRAY combo class must be proficient in all areas of expanded duties and radiographic functions in a clinical setting as listed below.  This course has a blended format with 2  online study modules and quizzes as well as a clinical portion in our facility.

After submitting your verification of employment, passing the online exams with a grade of 80% or better and performing radiographic and expanded function skills in our clinical setting, a certificate will be issued. Class size is limited to 10 students.

Students attending must bring with them to the class: a 4 hole motor (slow-speed)& straight attachment, acrylic bur, safety glasses, mask and a basic set-up (mirror, explorer, air/water tip). These instruments are not provided but may be rented for $50. The instrument rental fee must be paid prior to class.


XRAY Program Objective:
 To certify a dental assistant in the radiographic procedures listed below as prescribed by the Florida Board of Dentistry.

Radiographic Functions Performed:

  • Equipment Identification
  • Radiography Practice
  • Radiation Biology
  • Units of Measure
  • Types of Exposure
  • Radiographic Anatomy
  • Radiographic Film
  • Radiographic Techniques
  • Doses
  • Tissue Sensitivity
  • X-Ray Protection
  • Radiographic Development
  • Radiographic Processing
  • Supplemental Technique
  • Infection Control


EFDA Program Objective:
To certify a dental assistant in the expanded functions procedures listed below as prescribed by the Florida Board of Dentistry.

Expanded Functions Performed:   

  • Alginate Impressions
  • Retraction Cord
  • Temporary Restorations
  • Suture Removal
  • Periodontal Dressing
  • Fluorides
  • Topical Anesthetic
  • Sealants
  • Polishing
  • Matrices
  • Dental Dams
  • Charting
  • Temporary Crown & Bridge Fabrication




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