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.
Students applying for this program must be accepted into the Dental Assisting diploma program.
Private dental offices, state and local public health departments, private dental clinics and the Armed Forces