Dental Assisting

at Central Lakes College

Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 44
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

In this program the student will study ways to control and prevent dental disease as well as teach patients preventative dental care. Training to expose and process dental x-rays as well as perform chair-side skills and state-expanded functions are covered. Students are prepared to take state and national written examinations required for registration and certification as dental assistants. A registered certified dental assistant becomes a member of the dental team, and finds employment in all types of dental offices. (Brainerd Campus).

Program Locations

  • Central Lakes College, Brainerd 56401

Labor Market Information

  • Dental Assistants
  • Median wage:$21.08/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • College Health Specialties Teachers
  • Median wage:$74,801/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
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Central Lakes College
Central Lakes College
501 W. College Drive Brainerd, MN 56401 Toll-Free: (800) 933-0346 Local: (218) 855-8037 TTY: (218) 855-8224