Program: Dental Assisting

Program Description: The Dental Assisting (DA) Program is theory and clinical training geared to prepare the student for an entry-level position in a Dental Office. The program provides all the necessary training to enable the students to acquire satisfactory skills and demonstrate competencies in a variety of dental office procedures and laboratory techniques. The student is presented front office management, preliminary examination procedures, chair side dentistry, charting, appointment scheduling, and records keeping. Student graduates may find employment in dental clinics as dental assistants. With additional training and/or experience graduates may be eligible for the radiation safety exam and receive radiation safety certificate or be eligible for the coronal polish exam. Graduates receive CPR and First Aid Certification from the American Red Cross and Diploma in Dental Assisting.
Program Duration: 34 Weeks
Program Cost: $17,845.00
Tuition and Fees: $15,220.00
Books Cost: $590.00
Tools Cost: $0.00
Other Cost: $2,035.00
Pell Grant: No
Prerequisites:
High school diploma or equivalent - Math, reading, language, and writing skills at 12th Grade Level
Program Occupations: 31909100 - Dental Assistants
31909100 - Dental Assistants
Disabled Student Access: No
Other Language: No
Program Provider: High Desert Medical College
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Program Locations

Location Name Address County
High Desert Medical College Bakersfield 2000 24th Street, Bakersfield CA 93301 Kern County
High Desert Medical College Bakersfield 2000 24th Street, Bakersfield CA 93301 Kern County

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