Dental Assisting (Diploma)

Achieve a Diploma in as few as 10 months*

Dental Assisting Mission Statement:

The program prepares students with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed for success in an entry-level position. The program aims to guide students in developing proficiency, professionalism, empathy, and accurate technique while learning to interact professionally with dentists, coworkers, and patients.

Learning Objectives / Instructional Outcomes

The Dental Assisting program learning objectives include achievement of theoretical knowledge and practical skills in management skills, appointment scheduling, laboratory procedures, maintenance of patient records, chairside assistance, instructing patients in proper oral hygiene, and assisting in the selection, placement and removal of rubber dam, sutures, and periodontal packs.

*Program length can vary by Location, see specific Campus Catalog for program length

Concorde Career College Dental Assistant student suctioning mouth up close

Dental Assisting (Diploma)

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In order to graduate from the Dental Assisting program, students must successfully complete the following curriculum:

Memphis curriculum

Southaven curriculum

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