Dental Technology

  • Dental Technology The demand for dental services continues to grow because of population growth, older people increasingly retaining more teeth, and a growing emphasis on preventive dental care. To meet this demand, facilities that provide dental care, particularly dentist’s offices, will increasingly employ those trained in the dental field.
     
    Location
     
    Normandy High School
     
    Credits
     
    Junior Year - 3
    Senior Year - 3
     
    Skills Learned
     
    General Anatomy
    Infection Control Procedures
    Chair-Side Assisting
    Dental Radiology
    Dental Materials
    Pharmacology
    Dental Office Management Skills
    Patient Education
     
    College Credit
     
    Available college credit awarded upon meeting articulation agreement
     
    Post-Secondary
     
    Graduates work in positions as clinical assistants, infection control managers, practice managers, dental hygiene assistants and/or receptionists for dental offices, dental clinics, and public health facilities.
     
    Competitions
     
    Health Occupations Student Association (HOSA)
     
    Student Organizations
    HOSA
    Certifications
     
    Certificate of Completion
    Ohio Commission on Dental Assistant Certification
    Ohio Dental Radiographer Certification
    CPR
    HIPPA Trained
    OSHA Trained
    Member, National Technical Honor Society
     
    Extra Activities
     
    Internship at Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine
    Give Kids a Smile
    First Grade Demonstrations
    Volunteerism
     
    Teacher Contact Information
     
    Catherine English
    (440) 843-1383