Dental assisting is a challenging and versatile field, requiring skills in chairside assisting, dental radiology, preventative therapy, patient management, receptionist duties, expanded functions and office management.
Qualified dental assistants find employment opportunities in a variety of settings such as private dental offices, specialty practices, state or federal dental programs, and dental schools.
Certificate of Achievement
This certificate prepares students to meet the needs of the local health care community as registered dental assistants. The program is fully accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation, and has been granted accreditation status of approval. The program also is approved by the Dental Board of California. Upon completion of the program students will be prepared
to take the California Registered Dental Assistant Exam and the National Certification Exam. and qualify for
their State Radiation license, Coronal Polishing, Pit and Fissure Sealant and Ultrasonic Scaler for Cement Removal certifications.