Dental Assisting

Thank you for your interest in the Dental Assisting program. All seats have been filled for fall 2018 admissions. Please contact an Admissions Specialist to discuss future considerations or academic programs with open seats.

Students successfully completing the Dental Assisting Program will be able to:

  • Perform chair-side procedures of four-handed dentistry
  • Sterilize and disinfect instruments and equipment and prepare tray setups for dental procedures
  • Instruct patients on postoperative and general oral health care
  • Maintain clinical and financial records, patient scheduling, and supply and inventory control
  • Expose dental radiographs
  • Place dental sealants
  • Perform coronal polishing
  • Create night guards, sports guards, and whitening trays
  • Complete the Dental Assisting National Board

Careers in the Dental Assisting field include the following:

  • General Dentistry
  • Oral Surgery
  • Orthodontics
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Endodontics
  • Periodontics
  • Prosthodontics
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