Dental Assisting

2 adult students looking in mouth of another student as she sits in dental chair

The Dental Assistant Program prepares students for the clinical procedures and administrative duties necessary to work in a dentist's office. The successful student will become qualified to perform clinical tasks and handle administrative responsibilities under the direction of a dentist. Students will learn clinical skills such as patient preparation, assisting with patient examinations, equipment set up/sterilization, and laboratory testing.


What can I do when I graduate?

  • Chairside Assistant

  • Hospital Assistant

  • Oral Surgical Assistant

  • Laboratory Assistant

  • Health Department

  • Orthodontic Assistant

What would I do in this class?

  • Patient Preparation

  • Chairside Assisting

  • Laboratory Skills

  • Vital Signs

  • Radiology

  • Instrument Prep

  • Office Procedures/Medical Records

  • Anatomy & Physiology

What can I do with further training?

  • DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery)

  • DMD (Doctor of Dental Medicine)

Program Quick Facts


Class Time

Class Duration

Total Cost

Crystal Polen


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4 pm -9:30 pm 

August 21, 2024 thru May 2025

Tuition: $4,680

Lab Fees: $2,075

Total: $6,755