Dental Assistant

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Monday & Wednesday (6:30-9:30pm)

Course # 347 (Delcastle)

This course provides 144 hours of lecture/lab preparation and the basic skills necessary to assist the dentist in an entry level position. Hands-on practice is essential to the understanding of the vital role of a dental assistant. The hands-on skills practiced will include: four-handed instrument exchange, impressions and study casts, preparing dental materials, and infection control procedures. The dental X-ray portion of the course provides knowledge of the production and use of X-rays in addition to clinical instruction while preparing the student for X-ray certification through the National Board as mandated by the State of Delaware. The X-ray certification fee is not included in the course tuition.