Program Details

The growing trend in dental care is for increased use of dental assistants, allowing dentists to provide more specialized patient care. The Certificate in Dental Assisting program at Charter College can help you prepare to enter this field.

Location:
Pasco, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Undergraduate Certificate
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Program Overview

Program Description:

Certificate in Dental Assisting

Campus Dental Assistant Training

The growing trend in dental care is for increased use of dental assistants, allowing dentists to provide more specialized patient care. The Certificate in Dental Assisting program at Charter College can help you prepare to enter this field.

Dental assistants work under the supervision of dentists performing a variety of patient care, office and laboratory duties. Responsibilities may include sterilizing and disinfecting instruments and equipment, preparing and laying out materials, taking dental x-rays and processing x-ray film. During dental procedures, assistants work alongside the dentist. Dental assistants perform a different role than dental hygienists who are licensed to perform different clinical tasks.

Graduates of the Charter College Certificate in Dental Assisting program are prepared for entry-level employment in dental settings with job titles that include Chairside Dental Assistant and Dental X-Ray Technician. Earn your Dental Assisting certificate with Charter College and pursue a new career.

Program Highlights:

  • Didactic, laboratory and clinical instruction in chair-side assisting procedures
  • Infection control and treatment procedures
  • Basic training in front office procedures

Additional Program Information

Accreditation:
Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools

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