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Dental assistants greatly increase the efficiency of the dentist in delivery of quality oral health care. Their main responsibility is to assist with and provide direct patient care alongside dentists and dental hygienists.
Dental assistants may be responsible for sterilizing instruments, taking teeth impressions and performing other various office management tasks such as answering the phones, filing or stocking inventory.
- Dental offices
- Dental hospitals
- Dental clinics
- Dental schools
$37,630 per year or $18.09 per hour
salary may vary depending on location, experience and hours. (www.bls.gov)
Employment in this field is expected to grow by 64,600 jobs by 2026. This is much faster than average!
Fall 2021 Course Dates
Tuesdays & Thursdays
6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
July 15 – October 19, 2021
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
July 23 – October 15, 2021
October 20 – December 3, 2021
December 14, 2021
$3,500 (includes books, materials & lab fees)
120 Hours – Classroom (81) & Lab instruction (39)
120 Hours – Hands-on externship
Eligible candidates must:
- Be at least 18 years of age
- Have a high school diploma or G.E.D.
- Be proficient in English
- Have adequate understanding of basic arithmetic
Registration for the fall 2021 semester will open in late April. Registration for this course must be done by appointment only. To schedule a registration appointment during open registration, call 217-524-6749 or email email@example.com.