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Dental Assisting

In the Dental Assisting program, students learn to work in cooperation with a dentist in the care and treatment of patients. Along with basic dental laboratory procedures, students learn dental terminology, use of instruments and equipment, x-ray procedures, preparation of dental materials, as well as dental office management skills. As a dental assistant, you will perform many tasks requiring both interpersonal and technical skills. If you enjoy working with people and have strong communication skills, the Dental Assisting program will be a rewarding experience.

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES 
Dental Assistant (chair side)
Dental Office Receptionist
Dental Laboratory Technician Orthodontic Assistant
Insurance Manager
Office Manager

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES WITH FURTHER EDUCATION:
EFDA certification (Expanded Functions Dental Auxiliary)
Dental Hygienist
Dental Sales Representative
Dental Supply Salesperson
Dentist
Orthodontist

*    Average Salary Range: $24,000- $290,000
*    Based on skill level, education and experience

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