Dental Assistant

Dental assistants at work.

Dental assistants have many tasks, including patient care, recordkeeping, and appointment scheduling. Their duties vary by state and by the dentists’ offices in which they work.

Curriculum Overview

You will learn the basics of Certified Dental Assistant procedures including:

  • Dental Assisting
  • Pharmacology
  • Medical Terminology
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Preclinical Tech lecture
  • Preclinical Tech lab
  • Dental Sciences
  • Chairside Seminar Lecture
  • Chairside Seminar Lab
  • Dental Material
  • Dental Radiology
  • Preventive Dentistry
  • Dental Office Procedures
  • Expanded Functions
  • 300 hours of off-site clinical internship

Additional Information