Dental Assisting Program

The program provides the Dental Assistant with entry-level theory and “hands-on" training in basic and routine clinical and office tasks. This will equip the Dental Assistant with the competencies required to perform in either a clinical, laboratory, or office capacity. The graduate will be able to assist in laboratory procedures, X-ray procedures, CPR, and patient assessments. He/She will be able to perform clinical procedures, sterilization and infection control techniques, and equipment maintenance. In some venues, the Dental Assistant is expected to effectively handle administrative office procedures such as computerized record keeping, keyboarding, billing, coding, insurance claims and scheduling. The Dental Assistant possesses a thorough understanding of dental related ethics and other business principles that bear on the practitioner's relationship with the patient.

*Program availability varies by campus and financial aid opportunities may be available for qualifying students.

About Delta Technical College

DeltaTech strives to be a leader in promoting student learning and achievement in a variety of careers and trades. Our faculty is committed to academic excellence, motivating students to be life long learners.

Through a diverse, innovative mix of mechanical trades and allied health programs, DeltaTech has earned a reputation for excellence in meeting the workforce needs of the communities it serves. Small class sizes and in-depth “hands-on" training provide DeltaTech students with a personalized education that prepares them for personal and professional success in today's job market. In addition, DeltaTech employs dedicated faculty and staff with years of industry experience to provide students with the workforce training necessary to emerge as professionals in any number of career fields.

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

Source: Career School Now - Delta Technical College

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