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Career Pathways and Exam Preparation for Dental Assistants (30932)

with Lynnea Adams

Next session: June 19th, 2023

$250 More Info

This in-person course will cover the legal requirements set forth by the NH Board of Dental Examiners, career options and how to become qualified in other areas, and study and exam preparation for the DANB Radiology Health and Safety Exam.  Successful completion of Techniques in Radiology for the Dental Assistant is required to take this course.

June 19, 2023 ; 8:00am-12:00pm  NHTI MacRury Hall, Room 138

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Orthodontic Duties for the Dental Assistant

with Lisa Scott Yolanda Lavoie

Next session: November 4th, 2023

$340 More Info

Hands on!  This course qualifies the orthodontic dental assistant to perform those expanded orthodontic duties designated by the NH Board of Dental Examiners.

Session 1 - Class Date: November 4, 2023

                   Class Times: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm (Room Macrury 123)

Session 2 - Class Date:  December 9, 2023

                  Class Times: 8:30am - 5:30pm (Room Macrury 123) 

CEUs: 8

Prerequisites: RDH OR ADA Graduate Dental Assistant OR proof of completion of POI and ICP courses. Must submit certificates.

Please email your certificates/diploma to [email protected] as an attachment. Thank you.

Personal Protective Equipment: Students must provide their own PPE. This class requires:3-4 surgical masks, safety glasses, gloves, scrubs, and lab jackets.

Please Note: You will not be registered and a seat will not be reserved for you until ALL paperwork as well as payment is in place is submitted

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In-office Whitening (13543)

with Sandy Inzer

Next session: October 21st, 2023

$200 More Info

This course meets the requirements established by the NH Board of Dental Examiners for dental assistants and dental hygienists. Topics: prescription/non-prescription products and safety considerations.

In person: October 21, 2023 - 8:30am - 3:30pm

Hours: 6

Prerequisites and required documents:
-RDH or ADA Graduate Dental Assistant or Completion of the POI and ICP courses
-Medical History Form - please print out, fill out, scan and email to: [email protected]

-Informed Consent Form

Required PPE: level 3 masks, latex free gloves, N95, face shield, and disposable gown.

*Documents can be E-mailed to [email protected] 

PLEASE NOTE: You will NOT be officially registered and a seat will NOT be reserved for you until ALL necessary paperwork as well as payment is submitted. 

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Dental Office Emergencies- Is Your Team Prepared? (12882)

with Lisa Centrella

Next session: October 28th, 2023

$170 More Info

Lecture and practice drills will focus on the prevention and management of medical emergencies in the dental office. Common systemic conditions, etiologies of disease, and risk assessment will be discussed.

In person at NHTI: October 28, 2023 from 8:30am - 12:30pm

CEU: 3.5

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Infection Control in Alternative Dental Settings (12384)

with Myra Nakitis

Next session: September 23rd, 2023

$285 More Info

This required course reviews infection control procedures through lecture and clinical activities. Dental hygienists learn the latest protocols for proper asepsis in non-traditional settings and are strongly encouraged to bring a portable dental unit. 

September 23, 2023 from 8:30am - 12:30pm

CEUs: 6

Personal Protective Equipment Requirements: Students must provide their own PPE. This class requires: A surgical masks, face shields, scrubs, and a lab jacket.

About the instructor:

Myra has been in the dental field for over 20 years, beginning with working at a dental office where she was trained as a dental assistant. As her enthusiasm grew in the dental field, she went on and pursued a degree in dental hygiene. She graduated from NHTI Concord in 2005, earning her RDH. She then completed her certification in local anesthesia and nitrous oxide administration and monitoring in 2010 from NHTI Concord. Myra worked in private practice for 15 years, and during that time she volunteered, offering free dental preventive services for school-aged children at the Greater Nashua Dental Connection, a non-profit organization where she also served as a member of the Board of Directors. Myra earned her Certified Public Health Certification in 2019, from NHTI Concord. As her passion for working in the public health sector continued to grow, she took a full-time position at The Greater Nashua Dental Connection as a public health dental hygienist where she currently works.

Myra is presently one of the dental investigators for the State of N.H. She also served as President for the N.H. Dental Hygienists’ Association and Chair of the Dental Hygienists’ Committee under the N.H. Board of Dental Examiners, from 2019- 2022.

In her spare time, Myra enjoys spending time with her family and friends, and helping others. She is a Reiki practitioner and donates her time at Southern NH Medical Center, in Nashua.

Myra is committed to providing care to underprivileged individuals. Her passion and empathy are recognized by many.