Expanded Duty Dental Assisting

EDDA Certification

Expanded Duty Dental Assisting at IBMC College

  • 40 hours
  • Hands-on Learning
  • Modern Dental Equipment
  • Classes offered at the Longmont campus

The accelerated program allows you the flexibility to be present at your job during the week and train on the weekends. This hands-on learning experience uses modern equipment to ensure you master the coursework. Small class sizes, capped at six students per session, allow you ample one-on-one training with the instructor. You will complete your program with confidence in your newly acquired skills.

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Program Details

As an Expanded Duty Dental Assistant (sometimes also referred to as an Expanded Function Dental Assistant), your daily job duties may expand to include:

  • Caries and cavity classifications
  • Tooth morphology
  • Cavity preparations
  • Properties of amalgam
  • Esthetic restorative materials and procedures
  • Placement of bases and liners
  • Etching
  • Bonding
  • Composite resin
  • Amalgam utilizing two-handed and four-handed dentistry
  • Crown and Bridge Impressions
  • Cord Packing
  • Temporary Crown Fabrication and Cementation
  • Orthodontics (time permitting to include Wire Placement, Ligature, Bracket Cementation)
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Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites for dental assistants with two or more years of chair-side experience in the field.

Dental assistants with less than 24 months of chair-side work experience in the field need a dental assisting certification to enroll in this program. The minimum is six months actively working as a chair-side certified dental assistant, and must be working at the time of class.

“I thoroughly enjoyed this program. The hands-on portion helped the chapters come to life. The instructors were very helpful and personable. I would definitely recommend this class to others who are seeking to further their knowledge and career in the dental field.”

- Taylor Hipp, Gentle Smiles of Colorado, EDDA Graduate

Upcoming Classes

Classes held over three weeks on Fridays and Saturdays

At the Longmont Campus

July 2019 (Registration Now Available)
  • Friday, July 12, through Friday, July 26
September 2019
  • Friday, September 6, through Friday, September 20
November 2019
  • Friday, November 8, through Friday, November 22

Cost of Program

The cost for the program is $1,600 in total* (includes the final exam, books, and materials for the course), but we offer a payment plan if students are not able to pay in full at time of enrollment.

  • The payment plan requires the down payment of $600 at time of enrollment
  • The second payment of $500 is due before the first day of class
  • The final payment of $500 is due before the final day of class
*For payment details and to learn more about the payment plan, please contact IBMC College’s Vice President of Education.

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