Dental Assisting, Diploma - DA12
The Dental Assisting diploma will allow you to enter the dental field as a dental assistant and function as a chair-side assistant or administrative assistant. As a graduate, you will be competent in the technical areas of preventive dentistry; four-handed dentistry; chair-side assisting with emphasis on diagnostics; operative field prosthodontics; pediatric dentistry; orthodontic procedures; endodontic procedures; dental practice management; and dental radiology.
Employment opportunities include general dentistry; group practice; specific dental specialties such as oral surgery, endodontics, and orthodontics; public health dentistry; dental school clinics; and federal, state, and community clinics. Your education will also qualify you to manage a dental business office or serve in the armed forces.
The Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association accredits the Columbus Technical College Dental Assisting Program. https://www.ada.org/en/coda
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