Dental Assisting/Assistant  Program Description

 
 
Dental Assisting/Assistant. A program that prepares individuals to provide patient care, take dental radiographs (x-ray photographs), prepare patients and equipment for dental procedures, and discharge office administrative functions under the supervision of dentists and dental hygienists. Includes instruction in medical record-keeping, general office duties, reception and patient intake, scheduling, equipment maintenance and sterilization, basic radiography, pre- and post-operative patient care and instruction, chairside assisting, taking tooth and mouth impressions, and supervised practice.

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This program is available in these options:

  • Certificate program
  • Associate degree
  • Bachelor's degree


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