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Dental Assisting

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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. 
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Class Details

17 Sessions
Weekly - Mon, Wed

Larry Hanna Training & Outreach Facility

NMJC Training & Outreach 



Registration Closes On
Monday, June 3, 2019 @ 8:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
6/10/2019 - 8/5/2019 Weekly - Mon, Wed 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM Hobbs, Larry Hanna Training & Outreach Facility  Map NMJC Training & Outreach  ClassRoom

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