Dental Assisting


Topics of Study

In this program, you will learn to help dentists as you provide patient care, take dental x-rays, prepare patients and equipment for dental procedures, and discharge office administrative functions under the supervision of dentists and dental hygienists. You will study medical-record keeping, general office duties, reception and patient intake, equipment maintenance, basic radiography, pre- and post-operative patient care, chairside assisting, taking tooth and mouth impressions, and supervised practice.