Dental Assisting

Dental Assistant

Dental Assisting is a 9-month (Aug – May) program consisting of classroom/lab instruction and a clinical internship. Students acquire satisfactory skills and demonstrate competence in a variety of dental office procedures/laboratory techniques, which include: preliminary examinations, assisting chair-side dentistry, charting, appointment scheduling, maintaining patient records, radiation and health safety, and infection control. Upon completion of the program, students will be eligible to take the RDA (Registered Dental Assistant) exam. The Dental Assistant Program is open to adults and high school students.