Dental Assisting(After School)

Dental Assisting(After School)

The Introduction to Dental Assisting course is designed for high school students who would like to develop the skills necessary to obtain entry-level positions within a dental facility. This course is designed to provide training in the fundamentals of assisting the dentist, chair side duties, radiographic procedures, dental instruments, sterilization, and preparation of dental materials, patient communications, and infection control.

Material is presentedby lecture, return demonstration, clinical skills, practice/ demonstration, audio/visual aids,group discussion, role-play, and competency based practical and written tests. This courseis competency-based. The students will train for a maximum of 144 hours for classroomand 36 hours in lab/community classroom settings. Students may receive state certificationin radiation safety and infection control upon high school graduation.


  • CTE Sector: Health Science and Medical Technology
  • CTE Pathway: Patient Care
  • Time of Class: After School
  • Located at: Pioneer
  • Teacher Name: TBA
  • Recommended Prerequisite: TBA

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