Dental Assisting (5649)
Vocational Certificate Program
THE CAREER: Dental assistants are versatile members of the dental health team who work alongside the dentist. In many states, dental assistants are assigned patient care responsibilities beyond the duties traditionally performed by the dental auxiliary.
THE PROGRAM: This program provides students with the theoretical, practical and clinical skills including dental basic sciences, dental radiographic techniques, dental materials, sterilization and disease control, chair side assisting, office management, dental specialties and expanded duties. The dental assisting program has been approved by the Florida Board of Dentistry to offer certification in expanded duties and dental radiology. One class is admitted each August.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit
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*Students who have satisfactory
test scores are not required to take these courses.