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2019-2020


Dental Assisting (45240) CIP 51.0601

Last updated on June 28, 2019, 9:23 a.m.

The dental assisting curriculum prepares individuals to assist the dentist in the delivery of dental treatment and to function as integral members of the dental team while performing chairside and related office and laboratory procedures.

Course work includes instruction in general studies, biomedical sciences, dental sciences, clinical sciences and clinical practice. A combination of lecture, laboratory and clinical experiences provide students with knowledge in infection and hazard control, radiography, dental materials, preventive dentistry, and clinical procedures.

Graduates may be eligible to take the Dental Assisting National Board Examination to become Certified Dental Assistants. As a Dental Assistant II, defined by the Dental Laws of North Carolina, graduates work in dental offices and other related areas.


Curriculum Offerings:

SHC - Semester Hour Credits


Additional Information:

Comprehensive List of Dental Assisting Program Information

D45240 Diploma Academic Plan


Notes:

For additional information regarding this program, contact the chair, Meredith Parker, meredith.parker@rccc.edu.


Faculty Mentors:

Meredith Parker Chair
Amanda Myers Faculty