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Dental Assisting Certificate

The Dental Assisting Certificate program is designed for persons interested in working as basic qualified dental personnel or dental assistants. Students will gain knowledge and skills such as taking x-rays, recordkeeping, scheduling appointments, and an introduction to working with dental materials. Those who successfully complete the curriculum will be competent in technical, interpersonal, and management skills expected of a dental assistant.

Course #Course TitleCredit Hrs
BHS 1310 CPR 0.5
DAS 1010 Dental Assisting Techniques 2
DAS 1200 Introduction to Dental Terminology and Basic Oral Anatomy 2
DAS 1511 Dental Assisting Concepts 2
DAS 2140 Dental Assisting Materials 2
DHY 1019 Nitrous Oxide Sedation 0.5
DAS 1460 Oral Radiography 3
SDE 1010 First Year Experience 1
Total Required Credit Hours 13