Dental Assistant

Dental Assistant WTCS

The short-term Dental Assistant program trains individuals to perform chair side assisting and related office and laboratory procedures under the direction and supervision of a dentist. The program includes instruction and practical experience in how to exhibit knowledge of dental equipment; identify use and care of dental instruments; expose and process radiographs; record medical and dental information; assist with dental emergencies; perform basic office procedures; and maintain an inventory of supplies.

Program Name: 
Dental Assistant
Program Number: 
30-508-2
Type of Degree/Diploma: 
Short-Term
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Employment Snapshot

Median Salary Six Months After Graduation: 
$29,638