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Dental Assisting/Radiography

Dental Assisting/Radiography

Overview of Program
This program prepares students for a chair-side position in a dental office. The course introduces dental anatomy, terminology, dental specialties, chair-side assisting, laboratory procedures, infection control, sterilization procedures, dental instruments, and mixing dental materials. The course also offers a 7-hour initial training course for Dental Assistant Radiographer. This is the first step to obtaining a Dental Assistant Radiographer’s certificate in Ohio. A 24-hour unpaid internship is included in the program. BLS Healthcare provider CPR and First Aid and Safety included. Students must have the Hepatitis B vaccination series started prior to enrollment.
Program Information
Tuition - $1,475.00
Hours - 156 hours
Program Dates - January 22, 2024 - June 18, 2024
Days/Times of Program - M, T / 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
*Books and uniforms are not included in tuition.

This is a Career Development (CD) program that is approved by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education. (COE)

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Graduation, Completion, and Placement Rates*
Graduate Rate = 94% 
Total Completion Rate = 94%
Graduate Placement Rate = 71%
Industry Credential Passage Rate = N/A
 *Based on the Council on Occupational Education Annual Report 2022 for Reporting Period 01/01/2021-12/31/2021. The placement rate is based on those completers who are employed in a field related to their job training program.  Actual number of students who are employed after graduation may be higher.

First Aid/CPR
Occupations Associated with Training: https://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/31-9091.00

  • Offer students education and training for the purpose of job entry and job advancement.
  • Include placement assistance and employability skills training.
  • Provide opportunities for trade certifications and credentials in a variety of skilled areas.
  • Allow students to apply for Financial Aid, such as Federal Pell Grants and FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).

1st Step of Enrollment Process

 The first step of the enrollment process for our Career Development Programs is to attend an information session.  Click below to see the important documents that will be reviewed during the session.  

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