Dental Assistant

360 Hours

Be a part of the fast growing dental industry! This program will prepare you to work as a dental assistant in less than 9 months. Classes meet 3 evenings per week and will provide you with the knowledge and information you will need to succeed. Learn about dental and related anatomy, dental procedures, how to be an effective assistant during dental procedures, how to take dental x-rays and how to prepare the exam room for procedures.  All students are required to pass the DANB Radiation Health and Safety (RHS) certification exam prior to assignment to a 120 hour externship.

Total Cost: $3,149
(Cost does not include books)

Coursework includes:

  • Dental Anatomy
  • Disease Pathology
  • Infection Control
  • Tooth Decay
  • Disorders & Disease
  • Procedures
  • Instruments
  • Equipment & Materials
  • Certification Exam Prep
STUDENTS MUST MEET WITH A CAREER PROGRAM SPECIALIST BEFORE ENROLLING IN A CERTIFICATE PROGRAM – Contact mary.wilt@polytech.k12.de.us or CALL 302-697-4545 TODAY FOR MORE INFORMATION.

NOTE: Textbooks and uniforms are required for allied health programs. Immunizations, drug screening and a favorable criminal background check may be required for entry into training programs. Textbook and uniform fees are not included in program price. Clinical hours will be scheduled during daytime hours.