A QUICK INTRO
Dental Assisting prepares individuals to assist the dentist in the delivery of dental treatment.
WHAT YOU STUDY
Course work includes instruction in general studies, biomedical sciences, dental sciences, clinical sciences, and clinical practice. A combination of lecture, laboratory, and clinical experiences provide students with knowledge in infection/hazard control, radiography, dental materials, preventive dentistry, and clinical procedures.
WHAT YOU CAN DO
Graduates may be eligible to take the Dental Assisting National Board Examination to become Certified Dental Assistants. As a Dental Assistant II, defined by the Dental Laws of North Carolina, graduates work in dental offices and other related areas.
Click on title for course description. For your convenience, the following listing includes only credit hours for each course. For a comprehensive listing of classroom, lab and clinical hours for each course, click on this PDF.
Dental Assisting will be available Fall 2023.
FALL SEMESTER 1
|ACA||111||College Student Success||1|
|DEN||100||Basic Orofacial Anatomy||2|
SPRING SEMESTER 1
|DEN||104||Dental Health Education||3|
|DEN||106||Clinical Practice I||6|
|ENG||111||Writing & Inquiry||3|
|BIO||163||Basic Anatomy & Physiology||5|
|DEN||107||Clinical Practice II||5|