Dental Assisting

Create Healthy Smiles as aDental Assistant

Programs

Dental Assisting

Will I be a certified Dental Assistant at the end of this program?

You will get a certificate of completion at the end of the program. You can take the Dental Certification exam after you have worked in the dentistry field for two years.

Are there any types of special immunizations required to work in this field?

Students need to have the Hepatitis B series as well as the TB skin test within the last year.

Will I actually get to work on live patients during my training or will it only be with manikins? 

Your training will consist of working on both manikins and live patients.

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* - Program length is assuming continual full-time enrollment and satisfactory academic progress.

** - Median salary information and projected job growth is from:  Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Dental Assistants, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/dental-assistants.htm (visited July 22, 2014).

 

* - Program length is assuming continual full-time enrollment and satisfactory academic progress.

** - Median salary information and projected job growth is from:  Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Dental Assistants, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/dental-assistants.htm (visited July 22, 2014).