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Dental Office Administrators are highly valued employees responsible for coordinating all aspects of a dental visit. Learn the skills required to efficiently handle the day to day operation of a dental office: appointment scheduling, patient and insurance billing, dental records upkeep and the maintenance of all systems crucial to the success of the dental practice.
Topics covered include:
- Dental anatomy and terminology
- Dental clinical procedures
- Billing procedures
- Business office communications
- Electronic records
- Job search
- Practicum (40 hours)
The course includes time in the computer lab so students have the opportunity to practice scheduling and entering patient information just like they would in a dental office. Students are expected to study a lot outside of class time so that they can memorize the required dental terminology.