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Prepare for National Certification as a Dental Assistant
Interested in working in a dental office? Complete this intense training program and gain the knowledge and skill needed to work in a dental office as an entry-level dental assistant, receptionist, front office assistant, or back office assistant. Topics include dental terminology, disease transmission, disinfection and sterilization, dental anatomy, dental records and charting, instrumentation, impressions and castings, radiation health and safety, insurance and billing' and front desk responsibilities. This program also includes x-ray training that qualifies you to sit for the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) Radiation Health and Safety Examination.
According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, the 2014 median pay for Dental Assistants was $35,390 per year. Employment is expected to grow 18% from 2014-2024, faster than the national average.
Approximate cost of the program: $2,783 plus textbook.
* If you do not have a GED or high school diploma,
please contact Adult Literacy at 443-412-2616.
** All classes meet at Dental One,
3435 Box Hill Corporate Center Drive, Ste. E, Abingdon, MD 21009 (Directions)
For more information, please call
443-412-2440 or email
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