Gain Skills in Dental Assisting
Be part of a team of health professionals. If you’re organized, friendly, and enjoy science, you can earn the certification to begin this rewarding career. You’ll learn using equipment found in dental practices and labs.
Join a fast-growing profession! Learn to assist at chairside during operative and specialty procedures, understand x-ray processes, fabricate basic types of impression materials, and identify and use basic types of dental and lab equipment. Review office receptionist duties. Learn CPR, first aid, oral hygiene, and preventive dentistry techniques.
What you will learn: Chairside assistance for operative and specialty procedures, use of basic types of dental and lab equipment, team interaction, problem-solving and critical thinking, effective communication, HIPPA and OSHA regulations, medical/dental terminology, interaction with patients, legal and ethical issues, radiology, use of impression materials and fabrication of dental molds, anesthesia and patient management, procedures to create accurate diagnostic data, assessment of patient vital signs and health history, office receptionist duties, CPR and first aid.
For job outlook and wages for Dental visit www.onetonline.org.
Enrollment starts January 2022 for August Classes
- Attend an information session (online)
- Fill out an online application on the student portal
- Check back in January for the 2022-2023 application
- View our part-time classes here
- Start your financial aid process
- Successfully achieve a Level 4 on the WorkKeys® Assessments
- Submit all required documents
- All financial aid paperwork and/or payment
- Sign all required documents in the student portal
All students must be 18 years old by the completion of the program, complete a BCI/FBI background check prior to starting the program and have a high school diploma or HSE (High School Equivalency). HSE hotline: 513.612.5806
Great Oaks Career Campuses is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education