Career Spotlight: Dental Office Training by Lynn

Set a Higher Standard with a Career in Dentistry
Dental Office Training by Lynn (DOT) is a unique dental assisting program for anyone who wants to pursue a professional career in a modern dental office. Located in Fishers, DOT has catered to students of all ages in Indianapolis and Central Indiana for over 10 years.
DOT was founded by Lynn Uptgraft, Licensed Dental Hygienist, with the belief that it is never too late to start or alter your path to experience a fulfilling career with family-friendly hours and great pay. 
THE COMMITMENT
The program asks students to commit three days a week for 12 weeks, during which students receive 250 hours of hands-on training. The majority of the learning takes place in a clinical dental office setting with a class size of 16 to allow for personalized training and relationship building. 
DOT prepares students for the modern dental office that expects higher standards in entry level dental assistants. The intense training enables graduates to become valuable team members for the future dental practice of their choice.
SKILLS FOR TODAY’S DENTISTRY
DOT’s new facilities offer state-of-the-art training. Students learn the most advanced techniques available in restorations, materials, and instrumentation in a practical setting.
Job shadowing and observation days enable students to gain valuable hands-on experience with practicing dentists. This creates multiple networking opportunities with some of the most prestigious offices in the state.  
At the end of training, graduates receive:
•    Dental assisting certificate
•    Provisional radiology license
•    CPR certification
•    Eligibility to sit for Radiation Health and Safety/Dental Assisting National Board exam
•    Software training
DOT instructors Lynn Uptgraft and Denise McDonald have more than 70 years of experience in front office, clinical, and administration. It’s their goal to ensure every graduate is well prepared for a new lifelong career.
DOT is an accredited program through the State Workforce Innovation Council, Office for Career and Technical Schools, as well as an Accredited Radiology Program from the Indiana State Department of Health.