One Day EFDA

Get Certified Today!

 

The One-Day EFDA is a certification class designed for those who seek to propel their careers forward and be involved directly in patient care. This one day class is for Dental Assistants that have met the following requirements:

  • You must have a minimum of three months of formal training by a licensed dentist in the state of Florida
  • A letter from the Dentist who trained you, recommending you for Expanded Functions. The letter must contain their name and license number and state that you trained under them for the specified time – at least 3 months.
  • Be currently employed in a Dental Office.

 

Gaining your Expanded Functions Dental Assisting Certification allows you to become hands on in patient care. With your EFDA and Radiology certification you are legally able to perform such tasks as:

  • Take X-rays
  • Take impressions
  • Place retraction cord & Sealants
  • Use topical anesthetics
  • And much more!

For a full list of all the duties that can be delegated with an EFDA Certification visit DANB.

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CLASSES ARE OFFERED MOST FRIDAYS WITH LIMITED CAPACITY.

RADIOLOGY CERTIFICATION

Unlike other programs, your radiography certification is included in your tuition and AIDA will help you file the appropriate paperwork with the Department of Health.

How it Works

Completion of the 1 day class will require:

  • Attendance with a letter from the dentist who trained you, stating that you trained under them for the required 3 months and they recommend you for your Expanded Functions.
  • Passing of a written exam with at least 75%
  • Meeting of clinical core competencies:
    1. Taking an upper and lower alginate impression
    2. Taking an FMX
    3. Chair-side assisting
    4. Temporary crown fabrication

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics employment of dental assistants is projected to grow 19 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations.

Make a difference for yourself, and your work life balance with your Expanded Functions Dental Assisting Certification.

READY TO GET STARTED?

Apply today!

CLASSES ARE OFFERED MOST FRIDAYS WITH LIMITED CAPACITY.

Meet the Faculty

Dr. Alex Semidey
Clinical Director
Dr. Semidey earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Florida in 2010.   Go Gators! Since 2011 he has owned a successful private dental practice with a special focus on education and prevention. Once you meet Dr. Semidey, it's clear he has a passion for developing his team and the next generation of Dentists.
Connie Valdez CDA
Lead Instructor
Connie has been a Certified Dental Assistant with twenty years of experience working as a lead assistant in private dental practices providing restorative, surgical and implant dentistry. She always says, “you learn something new every day, and every day I love it more”.
Sara Tarte D2
Clinical Instructor
Sara received her bachelors degree at Nova Southeastern University and graduated with her masters in biomedical sciences from Barry University. She is currently a Dental Student at UF College of Dentistry completing her second year.

WHAT AN EFDA CERTIFICATION CAN MEAN FOR YOU

PROFESSIONAL SATISFACTION

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

INCREASED COMPENSATION

Your Classroom

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Operatories

AIDA classes and hands on sessions are conducted in real working operatories, that means you’ll train in fully equipped ops with dental delivery units and televisions or monitors to facilitate education and technique review.

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Laboratory

Dental Laboratory is where you will learn to pour and trim dental models and fabricate custom dental appliances.

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Classroom

Classrooms are equipped with a large televisions for didactic presentations along with dry erase boards and ample workspace for students to take notes during lectures.

The One Day EFDA Class is held in a fully operational private dental office. Where your instructors practice real world Dentistry every day. Gain your certification and get real world pro tips!

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Founder year 2019 Special Tuition Rate!

One Day EFDA

$675

This includes your Radiology certification, registration, supplies and all classroom materials.

AIDA will help you file all appropriate paperwork with the State for your Certification.

READY TO GET STARTED?

APPLY TODAY!

WITH JUST 6 SEATS AVAILABLE PER CLASS, SPOTS FILL UP FAST!

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This program is licensed and approved by the Florida Board of Dentistry and the Florida Department of Education’s Commission for Independent Education.

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