- 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 accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. It prepares students for employment in dentistry. Students study ways to control/prevent dental disease, as well as ways to teach patients preventive care. Students are trained to expose/process dental X-rays and perform chairside skills and expanded functions delegated by the State Board of Dentistry. Learning is accomplished in on-campus classrooms and labs, and dental clinics in the metro area. Graduates are eligible to write the Dental Assisting National Board Certification exam and the Minnesota Registration exam.
- Dakota County Technical College 55068