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Dental Assisting/Radiography

Dental Assisting/Radiography

 Female Dental Assistant cleaning patients teethOverview 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. Class size limited to 18 students.
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Program Information
Tuition - $1,460*
Hours - 156 hours
Program Dates - September 13, 2021 - February 28, 2022
Days/Times of Program - M, TH / 6:00pm - 10:00pm
*Books, lab kits, uniforms, and license exam fees 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)

Essentials of Dental Assisting 6th Edition. Textbook. ISBN#978-0323430906

Graduation, Completion, and Placement Rates*
Graduate Rate = 85% 
Total Completion Rate = 85%
Graduate Placement Rate = 65%
Industry Credential Passage Rate = N/A
 *Based on the Council on Occupational Education Annual Report 2020 for Reporting Period 01/01/2019-12/31/2019. 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.

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1st Step of Enrollment Process

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