Expanded Function Dental Assisting

Expanded Function Dental Assisting

Train to become an Expanded Function Dental Assistant in as few as 6 Months

As a vital link between patient and doctor, the Expanded Function Dental Assistant is responsible for many technical duties such as, placing restorations, sealants, coronal polishing and fluoride application.

Students requesting admission to the Expanded Function Dental Assisting program must submit a verification letter from employer stating that they have worked as a chairside assistant for a minimum of 2 years or proof of current CDA certification. Submit proof of current CPR certification (Health Care Providers); and submit proof of current Radiology certification.

Fast Facts

  • Program Length: 6 months
  • Total Program Hours: 212
  • Quarter Credit Hours: 8
  • Credential: Diploma
  • Career opportunities: Pediatric dentistry, periodontics, oral surgery, etc.

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LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, CREDENTIALS

This program at YTI Career Institute is approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Dentistry and qualifies graduates to apply to take the PA EFDA certification exam.

Why YTI?

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Instructors
At YTI, you're taught by instructors who have actually worked in the field - so you benefit from their real-world knowledge.

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Approvals
The Expanded Functions Dental Assisting program at YTI Career Institute- Lancaster is approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Dentistry.

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Job Placement Assistance
While employment is not guaranteed, our Career Services Department networks with prospective employers to match businesses that have employment needs with YTI graduates suited for those positions.

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Accreditation
YTI Career Institute is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).