Dental Assisting (Diploma)
Achieve a Diploma in as few as 8 months*
Dental Assisting/Dental Assistant 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.