Minneapolis Community and Technical College
1501 Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55403

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This program is offered at the following locations:

Minneapolis Community and Technical College


Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Minneapolis Community and Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 16
  • Delivery: Land/Campus
  • WIA certified: YES
  • Emphases: N/A

About this Program

The Dental Office Support Personnel Certificate is a one-semester program that will prepare you to work in dental offices and clinics providing support to other credentialed dental personnel and/or office staff. This program provides an entry level education that prepares you to safely work within a dental setting. You will support the general office routines with skills in computerized scheduling and basic customer service. You will also be introduced to common dental terms, equipment and health/safety issues, as well as learn skills to support dental office personnel. Upon completion of the certificate, you will be prepared to work in a dental office in a supportive role and/or ladder into the MCTC Dental Assisting diploma courses.

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