PROMOTING GROWTH AND PROFESSIONALISM
EXPLORE THE COLLEGE OF DENTAL MEDICINE EFDA PROGRAM
ABOUT THE EXPANDED FUNCTIONS DENTAL AUXILIARY (EFDA) CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAM
Presented by Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine-Arizona Faculty
This program is designed for dental assistants, dental hygienists, and foreign trained dentists who would like to expand their role in patient care under the supervision of Arizona-licensed dentists per Arizona State Board of Dental Examiners Statute 32-1291.01. This extensive program is modular in design, with a total of 114 hours of lecture, hands-on simulation, and online self-study instruction.
All students will have their own typodonts to take back to their dental offices for additional practice. Hands-on modular sections will consist of 50+ exercises, including placement of amalgam, composites, stainless steel crowns, instruction on digital scanning preparations, CAD/CAM milling, and staining of restorations.
Use of equipment, hands-on dental supplies, and educational materials are included in the course fee. A mock test to prepare for the DANB examinations will be included as part of the curriculum. The student-faculty ratio will be 5:1, emphasizing individual attention and success.
Nomencalture | Caries Classification | Cavity Preparation | Oral Anatomy | Dental Morphology | Histology | Basics of Occlusion
Ergonomics | Instrumentation | Dental Materials | Matrix and Wedge Techniques | Temporization | Amalgam Placement and Carving | Polishing Amalgam
Composite Placement | Composite Finishing and Polishing | Pit and Fissure Sealant Placement | Rubber Dam Placement | CAD/CAM Basics | Scanning, Milling, Designing Crowns | Mock Examinations
"Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow."
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