Risio Institute is offering a Dental introduction program to give employees a head-start in the dental industry. Students can enroll in the Dental Aide Program to gain knowledge in dental and clinical basics, infection prevention & control and sterilization.

Who is the Dental Aide Program For? You’ll benefit from the Dental Aide Program if you:

  • Want to work as a sterilization tech in a dental office
  • Would like to work in a dental office but need some basic information to get your foot in the door
  • Work in dental administration and want to learn more about the clinical side of the industry
  • Are thinking about taking Risio Institute’s Dental Assisting Diploma Program and want to try out the online format

The Dental Aide Program is self-directed and includes the following topics:

  • Dental Basics (Terminology, Tooth Identification, Numbering Systems, Procedures, Radiography Overview and Treatment Planning)
  • Clinical Basics (Delivering Dental Care, Suctioning, Dental Handpieces, Tray Setup)
  • Sterilization (Microbiology, Disease Transmission and Prevention, Infection Prevention and Control, Disinfection and Sterilization)

This interactive, online, self paced program can be started at any time.

  • Timeline: 6 months or less
  • Investment: $985.00 (+ textbooks: $222.00)