Program Description:

The duties of a dental assistant are among the most comprehensive and varied in the dental office. The dental assistant performs many tasks requiring both interpersonal and technical skills. Dental assistants greatly increase the efficiency of the dentist in the delivery of quality oral health care and are valuable members of the dental care team.
Prerequisites: "C" average in Science 10
Two years (1080 clock hours)
Students are accepted yearly in August
Courses: Required Courses:
  • Foundations of Health Science
  • Advanced Principles of Health Science
  • Dental Science
  • Dental Assisting Clinical Service

Elective Courses:

  • Dental Clinical Practice
  • Dental Specialties
  • Supervised Dental Assisting Experience
  • Health Science Clinical Experience
Certifications: Certified Dental Assistant
Sample Job Titles: Dental Assistant, Registered Dental Assistant, Certified Dental Assistant, Expanded Duties Dental Assistant

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