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Dental Assistant

Locations Offered: Modesto
Delivery Method: Traditional

Certificate Program

In this program, students learn front-office and back-office skills performed by dental assistants. Major topics include the Dental Practice Act, dental office administration, emergency procedures, chairside assisting, effective infection control and bloodborne pathogens standard, radiology, coronal polishing, pit and fissure sealants, and effective interpersonal communication. This program prepares students for careers in dental assisting in a variety of settings including general and specialty practices, community dental clinics and hospitals.
The students will graduate with the following Dental Board Approved Certificates that are required for employment as a Dental Assistant and are also requirements when applying for the RDA (Registered Dental Assistant) State Licensure examination.

Pit and Fissure Sealant Certificate

(Practice is dependent upon successful passage of RDA state licensure) 

Upon satisfactory completion of this program, students should be prepared to: 

The students will graduate with the following Dental Board Approved Certificates that are required for employment as a Dental Assistant and are also requirements when applying for the RDA (Registered Dental Assistant) State Licensure examination.