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GoldenLEAF quarter-million dollar grant awarded to CCCC dental program

11.16.2007Uncategorized

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GoldenLEAF quarter-million dollar grant awarded to CCCC dental program

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CCCC dental hygienist students will learn to clean teeth by practicing on dummy heads at well-equipped work stations.

GoldenLEAF quarter-million dollar grant awarded to CCCC dental program

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Marsha Black, CCCC dental program director and lead instructor,rndemonstrates the input of patient information at a computer in one ofrnthe six patient service areas in the programís facility.

GoldenLEAF quarter-million dollar grant awarded to CCCC dental program

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Central Carolina Community College has received a $223,006 GoldenLEAF,rnInc. grant to add six patient service stations in its new dentalrnprogram facility at the Central Carolina Dental Center in W.B. WickerrnBusiness Campus in Sanford. Pending American Dental Association initialrncertification, expected in early 2007, the college will offer a dentalrnassisting diploma program starting in the spring and a dental hygienistrnassociate degree program starting in the fall. The Dental Center is arnjoint effort with the Lee County Public Health Departmentís Division ofrnClinical Services. Advanced students in the CCCC program will helprnserve patients in the Health Departmentís dental clinic.

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