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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. 

Class Details

17 Sessions
Weekly - Mon, Wed

Larry Hanna Training & Outreach Facility

NMJC Training & Outreach 



Registration Closes On
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 @ 12:00 PM

Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 11/22/2021, 11/24/2021)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
10/11/2021 - 12/13/2021 Weekly - Mon, Wed 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM Hobbs, Larry Hanna Training & Outreach Facility  Map NMJC Training & Outreach  ClassRoom