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Central Penn College

Central Penn College - Summerdale, PA


Central Penn’s career-relevant programs are taught by supportive faculty with real-world experience. Accelerated 11-week terms and a year-round schedule enable students to complete a bachelor’s degree in three years, if they go full-time during each term. Students enjoy small class sizes, hands-on learning and a variety of convenient course formats, including day, evening, in-person, online and hybrid classes.

Dental Assistant - Certification

By taking just six courses over three terms and 18 months, students can enter this high-demand field. Work as a dental assistant in a clean, quiet health care environment, performing chairside and related dental office and lab procedures. As a friendly face and a steady hand, students will greet patients and help with:

  • Scheduling appointments.
  • Handling billing and payments.
  • Managing and maintaining patient records.
  • Sterilizing instruments.
  • Preparing patients and the dentist’s work area.
  • Assisting dentists during procedures when needed.
  • Using the suction hose during procedures.
  • Processing x-rays.


600 Valley Rd.




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