Dental Assisting Program | Certification

Randolph Technical Career Center

Description

This is intended for high school students attending from within the district. College credits may be available as part of this program. Students from outside the district or adults who are not enrolled in high school can contact the center to apply for this program, as well.

This program teaches students to provide patient care, conduct dental x-rays, prepare patients and equipment for dental procedures, and discharge office administrative tasks under the supervision of dentists and dental hygienists.

The Dental Assisting program includes instruction in medical recordkeeping, general office duties, reception and patient intake, scheduling, equipment maintenance and sterilization, basic radiography, oral photography, pre- and post-operative patient care and instruction, chairside assisting, performing tooth and mouth impressions, and professional supervision. Students have the opportunity to practice their dental assisting skills in the school-based lab and at local dental practices.

This program includes or prepares for the following credential(s): Certified Dental Assistant Certification.

Cost For High School Students $0

  • For Adults $7,071

  • Cost information is approximate, please visit the program's website for the most up to date information available.

Financial Assistance

  • CTE funding sources

    For high school students attending from within the district, there is no cost to this program. For students from outside of the district and adults who are not enrolled in high school, local scholarships and other funding sources may be available. Follow the link and contact the CTE center for more information.

    State or Local Grant
    Institutional Grant
    Private Grant

Related Occupations

  • Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
  • Dental Assistants

Related Industries

  • Health Care and Social Assistance
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