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.
Tuition - $1,475.00
Hours - 156 hours
Program Dates - August 14, 2023 - January 9, 2024
Days/Times of Program - M, T / 6:00 pm - 10:00 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 = 80%
Total Completion Rate = 80%
Graduate Placement Rate = 75%
Industry Credential Passage Rate = N/A
*Based on the Council on Occupational Education Annual Report 2021 for Reporting Period 01/01/2020-12/31/2020. 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.
- 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).