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Become a Dental Assistant


Dental assistants work to ensure patient comfort, prepare patients for treatment, clean and organize dental instruments, assist dentists during procedures, process x-rays, and conduct lab work.

Dental assistants also perform administrative tasks such as appointment scheduling, billing assistance, files management and general paperwork. Responsibilities vary by state and dental practice.

Program Overview
• Prepares individuals to become productive members of a dental team.
• Training follows Dental Assisting National Board guidelines for the National Entry Level Dental Assistant (NELDA) exam.

Prerequisites
• Placement into ENGL75 or ESOL72. Learn more at the FCC Testing Center.
• Successful completion of CAH 145 Foundations for Healthcare Careers.
• High School Diploma (or equivalent) - required for both National Entry Level Dental Assistant (NELDA) and Radiation Health & Safety (RHS) exams. RHS Certification is necessary to perform dental x-ray services in Maryland.
• Students must be 16 years of age or older.

Co-Requisite
• CPR (SAF157 Basic Life Support). Register for a CPR training class.

Registration
In-person registration is required in our Registration Office.

Program Courses
• CAH 145 Foundations for Healthcare Careers (36 hrs)
• CAH 439 Fundamentals of Dental Assisting (73 hrs)
• CAH 496 Oral Radiography with Clinical (39 hrs)



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CAH438

In County Price: $599.00

In State Price: $604.00

Out of State Price $609.00

Fees: $300.00

Weekly - Fri 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (9/6/2019-11/22/2019)

Instructor : Janelle Merritt 

Class ID: 18072

Location : Monroe Center Location : 
  Monroe Center.

Room :  MC124

Section Number: 1

Call 301-624-2888 to register

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CAH439

In County Price: $760.00

In State Price: $765.00

Out of State Price $770.00

Fees: $450.00

Weekly - Mon, Wed 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM (9/30/2019-12/16/2019)

Instructor : Robrita Swann 

Please read: Prerequisites:Placement into ENGL75 or ...More

Class ID: 18065

Location : Monroe Center Location : 
  Monroe Center.

Room :  MC124

Section Number: 1

Call 301-624-2888 to register

CAH497

In County Price: $497.00

In State Price: $502.00

Out of State Price $507.00

Fees: $365.00

Weekly - Mon, Wed 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM (1/27/2020-3/4/2020)

Instructor : Continuing Education Instructor 

Please read: Prerequisite: You must be employed as a ...More

Class ID: 18052

Location : Monroe Center Location : 
  Monroe Center.

Room :  MC124

Section Number: 1

Call 240-629-7907 to register

CAH496

In County Price: $497.00

In State Price: $502.00

Out of State Price $507.00

Fees: $515.00

Weekly - Mon, Wed 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM (1/27/2020-3/9/2020)

Instructor : Continuing Education Instructor 

Please read: Prerequisite: You must either be working as ...More

Class ID: 18053

Location : COLIST Location : 
  COLIST.

Room :  COLIST

Section Number: 1

Call 240-629-7907 to register