Dental Assisting Program
The Dental Assisting Program at Delta Technical College provides entry-level theory and hands-on training in basic and routine clinical and office tasks. This program will equip the dental assistant with the skills required to perform in a clinical, laboratory or office setting.
Delta Tech’s dental assistant program will prepare students to assist in laboratory procedures, x-ray procedures, CPR and patient assessments. He/she will also be able to perform sterilization and infection control techniques, clinical procedures and equipment maintenance. In some venues, the dental assistant is expected to effectively handle administrative office procedures, including electronic record keeping, keyboarding, billing, coding, insurance claims and scheduling.
Delta Tech’s dental assistant training provides students a thorough understanding of dental-related ethics and other business principles that impact the physician’s relationship with the patient. Delta Tech also offers a continuing education course in dental radiology.
For dental assistant certification, students are required to take DANB certification (Dental Assisting National Board) which includes: RHS (Radiology Health & Safety) and ICE (Infection Control Exam).
*Not all programs and courses are available at all campuses.
About Delta Technical College
Delta Technical College is a year-round school providing vocational training in mechanical trades and allied health career fields where job growth is expected.
Midwest Technical Institute, Delta Tech’s sister school, was founded in 1995 in Lincoln, Illinois. Since opening its doors as Delta Technical College in 2004, Delta Tech has achieved many milestones, including receiving national accreditation for its course offerings, and expanding our programs and courses beyond the original welding program.
Delta Tech has always taken great pride in touching the lives of students by giving them the hands-on workforce training they need to be successful. After over twenty years and thousands of students, that goal has remained the same.
Our mission is to offer workforce training that will provide graduates with the skills necessary to gain entry-level employment in their chosen field.
At Delta Tech, we understand the importance of completing training programs and courses in a timely manner. We offer a variety of accelerated programs in the allied health and mechanical trades fields, where you’ll have the opportunity to complete most programs and courses in less than one year.
Your life is busy and your time is valuable. We understand that. Most programs and courses at Delta Tech offer a variety of class times (including daytime and evenings), so you can learn when it is convenient for you.
Professionalism with a “Family” Feel
The staff at Delta Tech is full of bright and caring professionals, with a wealth of knowledge and experience in their fields. Our friendly and helpful Admissions and Financial Aid Teams are here to guide you through the entire process, from signing up for classes to helping you find the financing options that work best for you.
Accreditation and Disclosure
DeltaTech is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools & Colleges (ACCSC).
DeltaTech is approved by the United States Department of Education to participate in the Federal Financial Aid Program.
For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at https://deltatechnicalcollege.com/home/gainful-employment/.