Dental Assisting

Dental Assisting

The content includes but is not limited to, dental office and patient management, basic dental laboratory procedures, dental and general anatomy, dental terminology, nutrition, dental instrument and equipment utilization, microbiology, dental pharmacology and anesthesia, chairside assisting and expanded functions, dental office emergencies/CPR, dental radiography, maintenance and asepsis of dental operatory and instrumentation, dental specialty procedures, employability skills, leadership and human relations skills, ethics and jurisprudence, dental materials and preventive dentistry.


Industry Certification(s) or License:

National Entry Level Dental Assisting Certification


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St. Cloud

Full Time: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

7:00 am - 1:00 pm

Part Time: Dual Enrollment only

Morning Session
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

7:00 am - 10:00 am

7:00 am - 9:30 am

Afternoon Session:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Central Florida Wage Statistics Source

Florida Department of Economic Opportunity

Program Requirements

Reading 10, Language 10, Math 10

Program Commitment

1230 Hours

Occupational Completion Points

Introduction to Dental Assisting – 210 Hours
Dental Infection Control Assistant – 210 Hours
Dental Assisting 1 – 465 Hours
Dental Assisting 2 – 465 Hours

*Upon successful completion of this program, students enrolling in as AS program may be eligible to be awarded articulated credits


Estimated program cost approximately $5,276 in tuition plus additional lab fees, certification, and other fees.

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