Skip to main content

Dental Assisting

ID : 38727   
« back to classes page

 

Dental Assisting Program
The 60 hour Dental Assisting Program prepares students for entry level positions in one of the fastest growing health care positions – Dental Assisting. The purpose of this course is to familiarize the student with all areas of pre-clinical dental assisting and provide training in the professional skills required to function as and assistant in the dental practice.  This course covers the following key areas and topics – Administrative Aspects include: the history of dentistry and dental assisting; introduction to the dental office; the legal aspects of dentistry; policies and guidelines.  Clinical Aspects include: introduction to oral anatomy; dental operatory; dental equipment, introduction to tooth structure; primary and permanent teeth; the oral cavity and related structures; proper patient positioning; dental hand-pieces; sterilization; and other areas.  In addition to entry-level administrative jobs, this course is ideal for students interested in pursuing a future formal Dental Hygienist program.  There is no state or national certification objective with this course. 

Class Details

18 Sessions
Weekly - Mon, Wed

Location
NMJC Training & Outreach Facility

Instructor
NMJC Training & Outreach 

Tuition: 

$1,200.00


Registration Closes On
Friday, October 12, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
10/15/2018 - 12/12/2018 Weekly - Mon, Wed 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM Hobbs, NMJC Training & Outreach Facility  Map NMJC Training & Outreach  ClassRoom

You may also be interested in these classes