Dental Assisting

Learn to work side-by-side with a dental professional as a crucial part of the dentistry industry.

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Schools That Offer Dental Assisting

Do you want to be an integral member of the dental health team? A dental assistant student learns how to perform chair-side assisting, related office duties and selected dental office laboratory procedures and dental radiography, all under the supervision of a licensed dentist. Courses include instruction in universal precautions, OSHA regulations, communications skills, computer literacy, psychology, anatomy and physiology, microbiology and nutrition. Dental science instruction, alongside clinical science instruction, makes a well-rounded program, where graduates perfect their competence in performing dental assisting functions.

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