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In addition to developing technical skills, students in the dental assisting program study oral anatomy, general anatomy, and microbiology. An Associate of Science degree can be acquired by taking additional required courses. See a counselor for further information.

Requirements for the Certificate in Dental Assisting

DENTAL 405 Basic Dental Sciences 3.0
DENTAL 415 Dental Chairside Skills I 4.5
DENTAL 425 Dental Materials 3.0
DENTAL 435 Infection Control in Dentistry 2.5
DENTAL 445 Oral Radiology 3.5
DENTAL 455 Dental Office Procedures 2.5
DENTAL 460 Clinical Experience I 2.0
DENTAL 465 Clinical Experience II 5.0
DENTAL 475 Dental Specialty Skills 2.5
DENTAL 480 Dental Chairside Skills II 3.0
DENTAL 490 Advanced Clinical Procedures 1.5
Certificate Total Units: 33

All required classes must be completed with a minimum grade of C.


Additional courses are offered to working dental professionals for career enhancement and continuing education units for licensing. Please check back to our website for more information in the near future.

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Requirements for the Associate in Science Degree in Dental Assisting

Please contact the Counseling Department.

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