This program is designed to prepare you to assume an active role in providing quality dental services under the direction of a licensed dentist. Preparation includes infection control management, chairside assisting procedures in general and specialty dentistry; management of medical and dental emergencies; intra- and extra-oral radiographic procedures; patient education; fabrication of oral appliances; and basic business office procedures.
You'll learn all the skills necessary to practice dental assisting in this two-semester program.
- Learn theory in the classroom or online.
- Practice skills hands-on in our state-of-the-art lab at the Sioux City campus.
- Apply knowledge and skills in multiple clinic settings.
This program has additional entrance requirements. You must complete all requirements for program admission.
Assist dentist, set up equipment, prepare patient for treatment, and keep records.