Our Dental Science Program for 2023–2024
- Provide high quality patient care as an important part of the operatory team in a modern dental environment.
- Perform a wide range of dental office operations including x-rays, chair side assistance, instrument transfer, and preparation of teeth impressions.
- Work alongside a dental professional to ensure patients receive outstanding treatment.
- Upon successful completion of the one year course, students have the opportunity to test for DANB coronal polishing, DANB x-ray, CPR, and OSHA healthcare industry certifications.
Listing of Instructional Topics
- Clinic Work
- Dental Instruments
- Dental Office Procedures
- Dental Terminology
- Legal/Ethical Issue
- Patient Records
- Preventative Dentistry
- Operatory Preparation
- Sterilization Techniques
Dental Assistant Entry Level Salary Range*
- Hourly: $13.44–$20.38
- Annual: $27,950–$42,390
*Source - Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment & Wages
Related Career Pathways
- Dental Assistant
- Dental Hygienist*
- General Dentistry*
- Oral Surgeon*
- Orthdontic Assistant
*with additional education in this field.