What the Heck is an EFDA?:

Expanded Function Dental Assisting is the newest dental auxiliary to be approved by The Board of Dental Examiners in the State of Arizona. Learn what legal allowable duties can be delegated to an EFDA and what education is mandated in the State of Arizona. EFDA team members can improve patient centered care with direct restorations and reversible procedures. Understand how to utilize an EFDA to improve patient quality of care, patient acceptance and profitability for your dental practice.

Learning objectives
• Understand allowable duties for Expanded Function Dental Assisting in Arizona
• Learn how to utilize an EFDA for maximum patient care and dental practice success
• How to achieve patient acceptance of a new auxiliary/EFDA team member

  • Course Code: T12
  • Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm
  • Location: Renaissance Main Floor, Solana D
  • CE Credit: 1
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Carrie Gauntt

Carrie Gauntt

Carrie Gauntt is a Dental Educator, CDA, EFDA, CPFDA and CRFDA with almost 30 years in the field. She is currently working as Adjunct Faculty and EFDA Coordinator with Phoenix College Dental Programs. She graduated from Sinclair College in 1998 as an Expanded Function Dental Assistant after completing both a clinical and written board with the Ohio State Board of Dental Examiners. She has served as moderator to several dental study groups, secondary education outreach dental programs and currently serves as a board member for Southwest Kids Cancer Foundation.

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