Dakota County Technical College
1300 145th Street East
Rosemount, MN 55068-2999

Toll-Free: (877) 937-3282
Local: (651) 423-8301

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Dakota County Technical College


Dental Assistant

Dakota County Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 40
  • Delivery: Land/Campus
  • WIA certified: YES
  • Emphases: N/A

About this Program

The Dental Assistant program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. It prepares students for employment in dentistry. Students study ways to control/prevent dental disease, as well as ways to teach patients preventive care. Students are trained to expose/process dental X-rays and perform chairside skills and expanded functions delegated by the State Board of Dentistry. Learning is accomplished in on-campus classrooms and labs, and dental clinics in the metro area. Graduates are eligible to write the Dental Assisting National Board Certification exam and the Minnesota Registration exam.

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