2019-2020 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jul 10, 2020  
2019-2020 Course Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Basic Dental Assisting Certificate


Program Description

The Basic Dental Assisting certificate provides students with entry-level training for employment in today’s dental offices. The program provides learning opportunities which introduce, develop and reinforce a variety of general dental assisting duties including infection control, sterilization techniques, oral anatomy, professionalism and work ethics, CPR training and basic chair side assisting skills. Graduates of the program receive a Basic Dental Assisting certificate. This certificate is an exit-point for students who have been accepted into the Dental Assisting diploma program. Technical courses apply to the diploma program in Dental Assisting. This program is only offered full-time, during the day. (Program Length: 1 Semester Minimum)

Students applying for this program must be accepted into the Dental Assisting diploma program.

Employment Opportunities

Private dental offices, state and local public health departments, private dental clinics and the Armed Forces


Essential Technical Courses (14 Credits)

Total Hours: 14

Suggested First Semester classes: