Have you always dreamed of working a in the healthcare field? Do you enjoy working with your hands? If you answered yes to either of these questions then our Dental Assisting Program could be right for you. Click on the link below to read about some of the common personality traits of the Dental Assistant:
This program prepares the dental assistant to assist the dentist at the chairside in the dental operatory, to perform reception and clerical functions, and to carry out selected dental laboratory work that may be assigned by a dentist. Instruction includes a combination of theory, laboratory, and supportive courses. Chairside Clinical experience is provided through affiliation with the private dental practices in the surrounding geographical area. Classes begin each July. Applications are available throughout the year. The Hepatitis B immunization series (3 doses) is recommended. Successful completion of the dental assisting course qualifies the student to sit for the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB). The program is accredited by the American Dental Association Council on Dental Accreditation.
Additional steps in the registration process are required for this program.
NEXT COURSE OFFERINGS:
Course Name: Dental Assisting – Days
Instructors: Riccio, Gulsby and Ahlborn
Prerequisites: Completion of registration information/requirements.
Class Schedule: Monday – Friday (7:40am – 3:05pm)
Clinical Schedule: Scheduled by Instructor*
Start Date: August 6, 2013
End date: May 2014
*Please Note: Clinical Times Vary
Subjects taught in the Dental Assisting Program include:
- Basic Healthcare Worker
- Dental Sterile Technician
- Dental Assistant I
- Dental Assistant II
- Dental Assistant III
Click the links below to print the forms for the application packet:
The O*NET program is the primary source of occupational information. It has detailed descriptions of careers this program may lead to for you.