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The Dental Assistant program prepares individuals to provide patient care, conduct dental radiographs (x-ray photographs), prepare patients and equipment for dental procedures, and discharge office administrative functions under the supervision of dentists and dental hygienists. The program includes instruction in: medical recordkeeping, general office duties, reception, and patient intake, scheduling, equipment maintenance and sterilization, basic radiography, pre-and post-operative patient care and instruction, chairside assisting, performing tooth and mouth impressions, and supervised practice. National Board, Inc. Students will complete the Radiation Health and Safety (RHS) Exam prior to clinical internship.

Technology Requirements:

Computer access with Windows OS, Adobe Reader, webcam, microphone and anti-virus protection.

Dental Assistant Year 1

MC 59 Intro to Dental Assisting - 2 semesters -  3 credits

 

Length of Program 2-4 semesters

In the 4th quarter students may take Dental Assisting or complete a Dental Assisting Internship

 

Pre/Co Requisites

  • 6 high school credits (required)
  • 2.0 GPA (recommended)
  • Dental Assisting Year 2 (successful completion of 1 credit of Biology or Intro to Dental Assisting or Anatomy & Physiology)

Dental Assistant Year 2

MC 60 Dental Assisting  I - 1 semester - 1.5 credits

MC 61 Dental Assisting  IIA - 1 quarter - .75 credits

*NEW Dental Assisting IIB & Dental Assisting Internship - 1 quarter - .75 credits

 

 

Embedded HS Credit

The first year of this program may qualify for an embedded HS science credit at the student's home school. Please ask your home school counselor or EVIT admissions representative for additional information. 

 

 

Supply Fees

Year 1: estimated supply fee $85
Year 2: estimated supply fee $190
 
**Adult Blended program students have the option to skip Year 1.
 

Adult Tuition* Blended Program

  • Year 1 -  $4,885.00 
  • Year 2 - $4,885.00
  • Affordable payment plans are available

*This program does not qualify for Federal Financial Aid. This program is not approved under COE Accreditation and is not eligible for post-secondary credit.

 


 
Program Details

Dental Assistant

Location: Main Campus  

Monday through Friday

8:00 - 10:35 am
or
12:00 - 2:35 pm
 
See Calendar for EVIT school dates

 


 
License/Certifications & Credits
Radiation Health and Safety
(RHS) (DANB)
American Heart Association
Basic Life Support
(CPR & AED)