About the Program
Begin your journey now into the exciting career as a Dental Assistant!
This program provides an introduction into the field of dentistry, with preparation for entry-level job opportunities in dental offices and clinics. Classroom theory and hands-on skills are taught with clinical experience at our on-site Sea-Mar Dental Clinic. You will also have the opportunity for internships within our local community. This program offers an excellent foundation for transitioning to post-high-school Pre-Dental and Pre-Hygiene programs.
The Dental curriculum includes preclinical sciences, oral pathology, health and safety, x-ray procedures, chairside assisting, sterilization, instrument identification, preventative and restorative procedures, ethics, and professionalism.
Approved Equivalency Credit: 0.5 English, 0.5 Health, 0.5 and 1.0 Lab Science