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COA Certified Orthodontic Assistant

This examination for the certified orthodontic assistant provides individual candidate the certification of assisting orthodontist in installing, care and removal of dental equipment for oral issues. The COA or certified orthodontic assistants work for in hospitals, clinics or dental facilities.

COA Certified Orthodontic Assistant

This examination for the certified orthodontic assistant provides individual candidate the certification of assisting orthodontist in installing, care and removal of dental equipment for oral issues. The COA or certified orthodontic assistants work for in hospitals, clinics or dental facilities.

Eligibility For COA Certified Orthodontic Assistant

The eligibility conditions for the exam are four alternatives. The first one is 3500 hours of work experience as orthodontic assistant, accrued over 2-4 years and verified by licence orthodontist/dentist. The second is high school graduation or equivalent. The third one is orthodontic assisting preparation course at a CODA accredited dental assisting program. The fourth eligibility could be the status as a former or current DANB COA or Graduation from a CODA-accredited D.D.S. or D.M.D. program or Graduation from a dental degree program outside the U.S. or Canada.

Format Of COA Certified Orthodontic Assistant

The examination consists of 310 multiple choice questions in all, and is made up of two component examinations – OA and ICE. OA is orthodontist assistant while ICE stands for infection control. Topics tested under the OA part test include 210 multiple choice questions within the two and three quarters of hour time duration. These topics are collection and recording of technical clinical data, orthodontic procedures, chairside dental materials, laboratory materials and procedures, patient education and oral health management, prevention and management of emergencies, office operations, radiation health and safety. The ICE exam part test has 100 questions to be answered in one and a quarter of hour with topics such as patient and dental care education, prevention of cross contamination and disease transmission, maintain aseptic conditions, occupational safety, environmental asepsis. The exam fees is $375.

Orthodontic Assistant Study Guide

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Category : Dental Assistant Certification
Product # : Study Guide Exam- 286
Description :

COOA DNNB Orthodontic assistant  study guide material is written by subject matter experts to enhance your level of understanding about exam and the way to answer questions. Indepth topics written in the ebook in easy language are

  • Set-Up Dental Unit
  • Instrument Preparation
  • Sterilizing Instruments
  • Positioning Chairs
  • Measurements
  • Fabrication
  • Restorations
  • Construction
  • Additional Set-ups
  • Flouride Applications
  • Demonstrations
  • Proper Techniques
  • Radiograph Exposures
  • Handling Radiographs
  • Assisting Techniques
  • Sharpening Instruments
  • Arch Wires
  • Orthodontic Systems
  • Dietary Analysis
  • Communication
  • Accounts and Inventory
  • Records and Appointments
    • Viral Hepatitis
    • Bloodborne Diseases
    • HIV Infection
    • Systemic Diseases
    • Microbes
    • Structure Of Bacteria
    • Rickettsiae
    • Fungi
    • Microorganisms
    • Antibodies
    • Harmful Immune Responses
    • Infection Control
    • OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard
    • Personal Protective Equipment
    • Tetanus
    • Influenza Vaccines
    • Varicella Zoster
    • Latex Allergies
    • Hand Hygiene Agents
    • Protective Eyewear
    • Pathogenic Waste
    • Hepatitis B Vaccination
    • Infection Control Program
    • Hazardous Chemical
    • Material Safety Data Sheets
    • HAZcom Standard
    • Aseptic Techniques
    • Dental Lathe
    • Radiographs
    • Sterilization Center
    • Aluminum Foil Test
    • Flash Sterilization
    • Biological Monitoring
    • Intermediate-Level Disinfectants
    • Dental Unit Water Quality
    • Infection Control
    • Oral Diseases
    • Tuberculosis
    • Tuberculin Skin Test
    • Bacterial Diseases
    • Exogenous Infectious Diseases
    • Emerging Diseases
    • Dental Caries
    • Plaque-Associated Periodontal Diseases
    • Warning Labels
    • Employee's Records
    • Glove Use
      • Sphygmomanometer
      • Dental Patient
      • Coding Systems
      • Tooth Numbering Systems
      • Dental Arches
      • Tooth Morphology
      • Oral Mucosa
      • Oral Diseases
      • Aphthous Ulcers
      • Cleft Palate
      • Oral Lesions
      • Dental Materials
      • Root Canals
      • Prosthetic Devices
      • Periodontal Diseases
      • Angle's Classifications
      • Malocclusion
      • Crossbites
      • Dental Cements
      • Cavity Varnish
      • Bonding Agents
      • Impression Material
      • Oral Tori
      • Gypsum Materials
      • Articulator
      • Dental Waxes
      • Prosthodontics
      • Orthodontic Bands
      • Dental Floss
      • Cariogenic Foods
      • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
      • Syncope
      • Allergic Reaction
      • Hyperventilation
      • Myocardial Infarction
      • Avulsed Teeth
      • Fractured Teeth
      • Emergency Preparedness
      • Hallucinogens
      • Blood Dyscrasias
      • Tranquilizers
      • Certified Orthodontic Assistant Examination
      • Dental Jurisprudence
      • Dental Staff Manual
      • Telephone Etiquette
      • Patient Scheduling
      • Dental Insurance Claims
      • Inventory Supplies
      • Customary Patient Fees
      • Dental Office Bookkeeper
        • Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen
        • Ionization
        • Electromagnetic Radiation
        • Benson Line Focus Principle
        • Bremsstrahlung Radiation
        • Dental X-Ray Tube
        • Film Fog
        • Intraoral Films
        • Radiographic Density
        • Radiolysis
        • Biological Risks
        • MPD
        • ADA Guidelines
        • Protective Barrier
        • Sanitization
        • Sterilization
        • Decontamination
        • Value Of Antibiotic
        • Infection Control Procedures
        • Panoramic Radiography
        • Angular Configuration Of Teeth
        • Snap-A-Ray Film Holders
        • Paralleling Technique
        • Premolar
        • Bitewing Radiographs
        • Rule Of Isometry
        • Bisecting Angle Technique
        • Gag Reflex
        • Maxillary Topographic Projection
        • Mandibular Cross-Sectional Projection
        • Posterior Occlusal Projections
        • Wet Reading
        • Automatic Processor
        • Ghost Image
        • Radiolucencies And Radiopacities
        • Panoramic Image
        • Lead Apron
        • Static Electricity
        • Periapical Radiography
        • Edentulous Patients
        • Implant Therapy
        • Bone Loss
        • Infrabony Pockets
        • Furcation Involvement
        • Informed Consent
        • HIPAA
        • Trismus
        • Endodontic Problems
        • Respondent Superior
        • Salivary Stones
        • Fissural And Dentigerous Cysts
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