Dental receptionists are vital members of the dental team and are the "face and smile" of the office. They are important for good patient relations and good time management in the dental office. This accelerated and intense program provides the basic skills necessary for day-to-day front desk procedures in a computerized dental office.
Students will learn dental terminology and anatomy, clinical procedures, dental specialties, insurance coverage, and more. Students will use and gain hands on experience with Exan Power Practice dental software and learn how to do day end/month end reports, electronic billing, claim submission, patient charting, print day sheets and more. For those that enjoy customer service, attention to detail, teamwork, a fast-paced work environment, and being organized, this is the profession for you!
This intensive fast-track course is 10 weekends, both Saturday and Sunday, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. (With the first aid course, the program is 11 weekends).
There is a compulsory first aid certification course the weekend before the program starts. Tuition is $1475 and the first aide course is included in the cost of tuition.
There is an additional cost for the text book. Please check the Langara Bookstore.
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Students can register by contacting Continuing Studies at 604.323.5322.