Ross Medical Education Center Saginaw Instructor Spotlight Kay Riffell

Ross Medical in Saginaw Dental Assistant Instructor Spotlight: Kay Riffell

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At each of the Ross campuses, instructors in the classrooms are experienced in their fields and passionate about healthcare. Our goal is to equip our students to be as successful as possible in the field. We know that quality instructors go a long way in making that happen. One of those instructors is Kay Riffell, instructor in the Dental Assistant …

Ross Medical Education Center New Baltimore Dental Assistant Instructor Spotlight Noreen Bishoff

Ross Medical in New Baltimore Dental Assistant Instructor Spotlight: Noreen Bishoff

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At Ross, we strive to put the best instructors possible into our classrooms. At Ross Medical Education Center in New Baltimore, Michigan, Noreen Bishoff is one of those instructors. Noreen is the Lead Instructor for the Dental Assistant program in New Baltimore. She brings to the classroom more than 40 years of experience in the dental field. In addition to …

Dental Assistant Recognition Week 2017 Ross Medical Education Center

Dental Assistant Recognition Week 2017

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Each year during the first full week of March is the American Dental Assistants Association’s Dental Assistant Recognition Week! This year it is recognized March 5th-11th. Each of the Ross Medical Education Center campuses that offers the Dental Assistant program takes time during this special week to recognize those working out in the field and their very own students in …

How to Get Hired as a Dental Assistant Ross Medical Education Center Student

Tips to Get Hired as a Dental Assistant

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In every field, it seems to be hard to get that first job and get your foot in the door. However, with the correct training, attitude, and some hard work, it is certainly very attainable. One of the things that continues to become more and more true is that most careers require some sort of education and experience. However, maybe …

Ross Medical Education Center Dental Assistant Terminology

Dental Assisting Terminology You Need to Know

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As a dental assistant, you will quickly realize that those in the dental field have their own list of terms and useful vocabulary. During your dental assistant training program, you will begin to learn the specialized terms that will be critical to your future career. You will need to understand these words and be able to use them to communicate …

Ross Medical Education Center Difference Between Dental Assistant Dental Hygienist

What’s the Difference Between a Dental Assistant & Dental Hygienist?

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Because both dental assistants and dental hygienists work under a dentist’s supervision, many people often confuse them as the same position. However, although they both work with the dentist and with patients, their job roles and responsibilities differ greatly. A dental hygienist works more with patients doing a variety of procedures on their own without supervision. On the other hand, …

A Career in Dental Assisting Do you have what it takes

A Career in Dental Assisting: Do you have what it takes?

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Have you dreamed of a career where you can help others improve both their health and even their confidence? If so, a dental assisting career may be perfect for you! Dental Assistants work daily alongside dentists, hygienists, and other members of the dental healthcare team. Have you wondered if you have the right characteristics to be successful? We came up …

Dental Assistant Recognition Week Ross Medical Education Center

Dental Assistant Recognition Week

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Every year in early March is the American Dental Assistants Association’s Dental Assistant Recognition Week! During that week, each of the Ross Medical Education Center campuses that offers the Dental Assistant program recognizes those in this important field and as well as their current Dental Assistant students as they represent the future healthcare professionals in this position. Every staff and …

Ross Medical Education Center Dental Assistant Program Module 6 in Dental Office with Patient

Dental Assistant Program: Module 6

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Module 6 of the Dental Assistant program at Ross Medical Education Center is taught as a single course for the dental assisting student. The course that makes up the entirety of this module is entitled Dental Radiography and Clinical Procedures. Although just a single course, it provides a total of 90 class hours and covers a variety of topics related …

Ross Medical Education Center Dental Assistant Program Module 5 Students Looking at Xray

Dental Assistant Program: Module 5

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Module 5 of the Dental Assistant program at Ross Medical Education Center incorporates three courses for the Dental Assistant student. The first of the three courses taught is entitled Oral Surgery/Endodontics. In this course, students are introduced to the skills performed by the Dental Assistant in the specialty areas of oral surgery and endodontics (root canals). These skills also include …

Ross Medical Education Center Dental Assistant Program Module 4 Student

Dental Assistant Program: Module 4

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Module 4 in the Dental Assistant program at Ross Medical Education Center incorporates three courses for the Dental Assistant student. The first of the three courses taught is entitled Dental Law and Ethics. In this course, students are introduced to the legal, ethical, privacy, security, and confidentiality issues in dental health care. Students are taught about their state’s Dental Practice …

Ross Medical Education Center Dental Assistant Program Module 3 Students

Dental Assistant Program: Module 3

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Unlike other modules in the Dental Assistant program at Ross Medical Education Center, module 3 consists of just a single course for the Dental Assistant student. The course is entitled Chairside Dental Assisting and provides 90 class hours on a variety of topics related to the Dental Assistant. An exciting and informative module, this entire course focuses heavily on clinical …

Ross Medical Education Center Dental Assistant Program Module 2 Students and Instructor

Dental Assistant Program: Module 2

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Module 2 of Ross Medical Education Center’s Dental Assistant program incorporates four courses for the Dental Assistant student. The first of the four courses taught is Dental Records Management. In this course, students become familiar with records management systems, billing, banking and insurance processing, as well as taking case histories and obtaining information for the completion of dental records. Students …

Ross Medical Education Center Dental Assistant Program Module 1 Student and Instructor

Dental Assistant Program: Module 1

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Module one in the Ross Medical Education Center Dental Assistant program incorporates four courses for the student. The first of the four courses taught is entitled Introduction to the Dental Team. In this course, students are familiarized with the history of dentistry and the careers performed by dental hygienists, dentists, dental assistants and laboratory technicians. They also learn about the …