This program is eligible for free tuition

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.

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Career Options

Assist dentist, set up equipment, prepare patient for treatment, and keep records.