Northwest Technical College
905 Grant Ave. S.E.
Bemidji, MN 56601

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This program is offered at the following locations:

Northwest Technical College, Bemidji
56601

 



Dental Assisting

Northwest Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 45
  • Delivery: Land/Campus
  • WIA certified: YES
  • Emphases: N/A

About this Program

The Dental Assisting program provides knowledge necessary for the dental assistant to assist in performing general clinical assisting and support functions, intraoral clinical procedures, business office procedures and laboratory tasks. The curriculum includes content in general studies; biomedical, dental, and clinical sciences; clinical practice; and additional intraoral clinical functions. Certain biomedical and dental science courses offered in the curriculum are common to both Dental Assisting and Dental Hygiene majors. Graduates are eligible to write the Dental Assisting National Board Certification Exam and the Minnesota State Board of Dentistry Registration Exam.

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