Spanish for Dentists and Dental Hygienists

16 Hours / 6 Months / Self-Paced

Course Overview:

Spanish for Dentists and Dental Hygienists is a self-paced, online occupational Spanish conversation course that seeks to bridge the communication gap between English-speaking dental professionals and Spanish-speaking patients.

Students will build their workplace Spanish vocabulary and conversation skills while learning with pictures, native-pronunciations, readings, and quizzes, as well as cultural tidbits along the way. 

Course Outline:

  • Introduction
  • Medical History
  • Initial Contact and Questions
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Dental X-rays and Exam
  • Pain
  • Dental Assessment
  • Procedures and Treatment
  • Prescriptions
  • Patient Education and Discharge

All necessary materials are included.


System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended.
Hardware Requirements:
  • Minimum Pentium 400 Mhz CPU or G3 Macintosh. 1 GHz or greater CPU recommended.
  • 256MB RAM minimum. 1 GB RAM recommended.
  • 800x600 video resolution minimum. 1025x768 recommended.
  • Speakers/Headphones to listen to Dialogue steaming audio sessions.
  • A microphone to speak in Dialogue streaming audio sessions.
Operating System Requirements:
  • Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 9, 10
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • OpenSUSE Linux 9.2 or higher.
Web Browser Requirements:
  • Google Chrome is recommended.
  • Firefox 13.x or greater.
  • Internet Explorer 6.x or greater.
  • Safari 3.2.2 or greater.
Software Requirements:
  • Adobe Flash Player 6 or greater.
  • Oracle Java 7 or greater.
  • Adobe Reader 7 or greater.
Web Browser Settings:
  • Accept Cookies
  • Disable Pop-up Blocker.


** Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated. Software is not included with the purchase of the course, unless otherwise specified. Students are responsible for the purchase and installation of the necessary course software. **