Dental Assisting

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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