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Registered Dental Assistant Extended Functions

Further your career opportunities by becoming a registered dental assistant in extended functions.

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Upcoming course start dates

March 25, 23

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March 25, 23

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Overview

After you become a registered dental assistant (RDA), expand your career opportunities by earning your registered dental assistant in extended functions certification.

Howard Healthcare Academy offers courses that prepare you for the State exam to become a licensed RDAEF.

Course Requirements

  • A Current RDA License
  • Board-Approved Pit & Fissure Sealants Certification
  • CPR Certification
  • Hepatitis-B Vaccination
  • Professional Liability & Malpractice Insurance
Why Should I Become an RDAEF?
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The simple answer is: more responsibility = higher pay. As an RDA, you can perform temporary procedures on patients. However, after earning your RDAEF certification at Howard Academy, you’ll be able perform permanent procedures.

Additional responsibilities of an RDAEF include

  • Packing cords
  • Taking final impressions
  • Placing, contour finishing, and adjusting permanent fillings
  • Cementing permanent crowns
  • Sizing, fitting, and cementing endodontic master points and accessory points after a root canal
  • Along with all of these added responsibilities, having your RDAEF generally means your pay will go up because you’re able to perform more procedures to assist the dentists.
About Howard Healthcare Academy’s RDAEF Course
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The simple answer is: more responsibility = higher pay. As an RDA, you can perform temporary procedures on patients. However, after earning your RDAEF certification at Howard Academy, you’ll be able perform permanent procedures.

Additional responsibilities of an RDAEF include

  • Packing cords
  • Taking final impressions
  • Placing, contour finishing, and adjusting permanent fillings
  • Cementing permanent crowns
  • Sizing, fitting, and cementing endodontic master points and accessory points after a root canal
  • Along with all of these added responsibilities, having your RDAEF generally means your pay will go up because you’re able to perform more procedures to assist the dentists.
Why is Howard Academy’s RDAEF Program Different?
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The simple answer is: more responsibility = higher pay. As an RDA, you can perform temporary procedures on patients. However, after earning your RDAEF certification at Howard Academy, you’ll be able perform permanent procedures.

Additional responsibilities of an RDAEF include

  • Packing cords
  • Taking final impressions
  • Placing, contour finishing, and adjusting permanent fillings
  • Cementing permanent crowns
  • Sizing, fitting, and cementing endodontic master points and accessory points after a root canal
  • Along with all of these added responsibilities, having your RDAEF generally means your pay will go up because you’re able to perform more procedures to assist the dentists.

Howard Healthcare Academy is your best option for earning additional dental assistance certifications. We offer a wide range of standalone programs to complete your dental professional profile.

Start your registered dental assistant in extended functions certification at Howard Healthcare Academy today!

Financial Services

Howard Healthcare Academy offers several financial assistance programs to help you kickstart your career as a certified dental assistant. See if you qualify for one of our scholarships and apply today!

Dental Assistant Scholarship

MyCAA Scholarship

GI Bill

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