In Memory of
Mary J. Carter DA
Fatima Oglesby-Morris, RDH is Howard University educated and a entrepreneur. Fatima is the CEO and Owner of Hands On Dental Assistant Training LLC. Fatima was a volunteer dental assistant at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Washington,D.C during her senior year of high school in 1983. Her mentor Mary J. Carter who was also a dental assistant at St. Elizabeth taught Fatima how to assist the dentist and how to use the dental tools and equipment. Fatima got hands on dental assistant training and found it much easier and fun to learn dental assistant skills in a fully equipped dental office. Fatima enjoy the dental profession and continued her education in the dental hygiene program at Howard University. After working for 25 years as a Dental Hygienist Fatima realized the need for trained dental assistants and wrote a curriculum to teach students hands on dental assistant training in a fully equipped mocked dental office. Becoming a dental assistant is an important member of the dental team. The first lesson a student learn is professionalism.
Fatima ‘s mission is to provide continuing education classes to students who want to advance their skills in the dental field. Fatima’s program educates students about the role of the dental assistant and prepare students to take their board exam to get certified in radiology, general chairside dental assistant expanded function, orthodontic, and pediatric dental assistant.
Fatima’s program is approved by the Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners and the Dental Assistant National Board. She also has nationally approved continuing education classes approved by the AGD/Pace.