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Dental Assistant Certificate

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Join us for an Open House for our Dental Assistance and Pharmacy Technician Certificates on Tuesday, May 21, at 6:00 pm. The Open House will be held live, online, via Zoom. Click here to sign up.

The 60 hour Dental Assisting Program prepares students for entry level positions in one of the fastest growing health care positions – Dental Assisting. The purpose of this course is to familiarize the student with all areas of pre-clinical dental assisting and provide training in the professional skills required to function as an assistant in the dental practice. This course covers the following key areas and topics – Administrative Aspects include: the history of dentistry and dental assisting; introduction to the dental office; the legal aspects of dentistry; policies and guidelines. Clinical Aspects include: introduction to oral anatomy; dental operatory; dental equipment, introduction to tooth structure; primary and permanent teeth; the oral cavity and related structures; proper patient positioning; dental hand-pieces; sterilization; and other areas. In addition to entry-level administrative jobs, this course is ideal for students interested in pursuing a future formal Dental Hygienist program.

National Certification: This program meets the necessary requirements to take the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) Radiology Health and Safety (RHS) Examination.

NWCA National Certification: This program meets the necessary requirements to take the National Workforce Career Association (NWCA) Dental Assisting (DACC) exam.

Clinical Externship: As part of this Dental Assisting program, you will be eligible to participate in a 40 hour clinical externship.

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Course Hours Tuition Modality
Dental Assisting On-Campus 60 $1,499 On-Campus
Summer 2024 May 28- August 6 (Skip July 4)
Tuesday & Thursday 6:00-9:00PM
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Dental Assistant (eLearning Content)
$1,299 Online, self-paced
Summer 2024 open enrollment Register Now/More info


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