- Award: Associate in Applied Science
- Credits: 60
- Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
- WIA Certified
About this Program
The Dental Assistant Program is designed to provide an opportunity for students to acquire background knowledge and develop specialized skills for gaining employment in the dental profession. Specific training is provided in preparing the student for duties performed by the dental assistant including chairside assisting, infection control procedures, preparing instruments and materials, laboratory procedures, administrative duties and expanded functions such as mechanical polishing and application of sealants. This learning is accomplished through on-campus classroom, laboratory and clinical experience as well as an internship rotation in dental offices.
- St. Cloud Technical and Community College 56303