Charting and Communication for The Dental Team
As a dental assistant, it's essential to know how to chart correctly, including taking detailed notes during and right after every patient appointment. Chart notes containing the reason for the visit, what treatment, and why treatment was necessary for the completion and outcome. This course explores how the administrative assistant can process documentation to other parties involved in the patient's complete care.
Meet the instructor
Lynn Atkinson, RDH
Lynn Atkinson has been a Registered Dental Hygienist for 30 years. She graduated from Cypress College with a degree in Dental Hygiene in 1989 and was fortunate enough to be a part of several dental teams that incorporated state of the art technology. Since her initial training and certification in dental lasers in 1996, Lynn has been actively applying the use of dental lasers in hygiene on a daily basis. Lynn went on to achieve the Standard Proficiency Certification through the Academy of Laser Dentistry in 2013 and the Advanced Proficiency Certification Parts I and II in 2019.
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