Dental Assisting Technician Program
Dental Assisting Technician Program with a Clinical Externship - Spring 2020
$1,445 (textbooks included) | 60 hours plus 40 hours clinical externship
The purpose of this course is to familiarize the student with all areas of pre-clinical dental assisting and provide training in the professional skills required to function as an assistant in the dental practice. This course covers the following key areas and topics – Administrative Aspects include: the history of dentistry and dental assisting; introduction to the dental office; the legal aspects of dentistry; policies and guidelines. Clinical Aspects include: introduction to oral anatomy; dental operatory; dental equipment, introduction to tooth structure; primary and permanent teeth; the oral cavity and related structures; proper patient positioning; dental hand-pieces; sterilization; and other areas. In addition to entry-level administrative jobs, this course is ideal or students interested in pursuing a future formal Dental Hygienist program.
March 23–May 18, 2020
Mondays and Wednesday
H-Building, Room H171 | 6–9:30 p.m