Dental Assisting

Job Outlook

  • Learn chairside assistance, basic lab skills, and business administration

  • Obtain skills to assist in specialized procedures such as oral surgery, periodontics, and oral pathology

  • Prepare dental materials and instruments, conduct x-rays, and create crowns

FAQs

What can I do when I graduate?

  • Registered Dental Assistant

  • Dental Lab Technician Assistant

  • Front Office Assistant

  • Patient Benefits Coordinator

What would I do in this class?

  • Safety and Sanitation

  • Infection Control

  • Dental and Medical Records

  • Anesthetics Administration

  • Patient Care

  • X-Rays

What can I do with further training?

  • Radiographer

  • Dental Hygienist

  • Dentist

Program Quick Facts

Dental Assisting students must be able to:

  • Apply basic reading and comprehension skills

  • Comprehend and apply basic math skills (add, subtract, multiply, divide)

  • Work as part of a team

  • Tolerate a medical environment

  • Practice good communication skills and personal hygiene

  • Exhibit professionalism and workplace behavior

Instructors

College Credits

Available Certifications

Lab Fees

Angela Eckman

  • Registered Dental Assistant

  • Dental Assistant Radiographer's Certificate

  • OSHA 10

  • CPR First Aid

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