Dental Assistant

Student cleaning teeth“Bivins Orthodontics had students from the Dental Assisting program at the Chesapeake Career Center intern and they were very professional. We love being a partner in educating future students for a career in the dental industry.”

Program Name: Dental Assistant I and II

Program Details:
2 Year Program
6 credits

Dual Enrollment:
No

Core Skills:
Anatomy and physiology
Tooth morphology
Oral histology and pathology
Preventive dentistry
Radiation health and safety (x-rays)
Pharmacology
Dental procedures (operative techniques, lab skills, coronal polishing, etc)

Credential Opportunities:
DANB Radiation Health and Safety
Workplace Readiness

Related Jobs:
Dental Hygienist
Dental Laboratory Assistant
Orthodontic Assistant
Pediatric Dentistry
Dentist

Median Annual Income:
$40,080

Growth Rate:
High

Business Partners:
Konikoff Dentistry
Chesapeake Care Clinic
Bivins Orthodontics