Dental Assistant


Credential Earned:  Certificate

Program Description

The Dental Assistant certificate program is designed to provide the graduate with necessary skills for entry-level employment in a variety of dental settings. Typical job titles for a graduate entering the field would be a chair side dental assistant and dental X-ray technician. This program will provide both clinical and administrative support in a dental office including procedures commonly performed in a dental office setting. Students will also receive basic training to perform multiple tasks in a dental office including but not limited to: prepping patients for treatment, sterilizing instruments, processing x-rays, managing patient charts, scheduling appointments, and completing insurance forms.