Career Programs > Dental Assisting


Upon graduating from the Dental Assisting Program the student will be able to perform different types of patient care, office and laboratory duties.

The student will be able to assist the dentist and other dental auxiliary to provide more efficient dental treatment. A major part of the program includes externships in various dental offices throughout Collier County.

    Next Start Date: August 12, 2020

    Information Sheet PDF (3 pges)

    Curriculum FrameworkPDF (17 pages)

    Gainful EmploymentPDF (2 pages)

    Rack BrochurePDF (2 pages)

    Basic Skills Testing Requirements:

    Accepted Test Reading Math Language
    TABE* 10 10 10
    New SAT 24 24 25
    ACT 19 19 17
    GED 2014 145 145 145

    Courses

    Introduction to Dental Assisting (90 Hours)
    Dental Infection Control Assistant (210 Hours)
    Dental Assisting 1 (465 Hours)
    Dental Assisting 2 (465 Hours)

    Contact: Student Services Department