Hibbing Community College
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Hibbing, MN 55746

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Dental Assistant

Hibbing Community College

Program Details

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

About this Program

A program that prepares individuals to provide patient care, take dental radiographs (x-ray photographs), prepare patients and equipment for dental procedures, and discharge office administrative functions under the supervision of dentists and dental hygienists. Includes instruction in medical record-keeping, general office duties, reception and patient intake, scheduling, equipment maintenance and sterilization, basic radiography, pre- and post-operative patient care and instruction, chairside assisting, taking tooth and mouth impressions, and supervised practice. After successfully completing the program, students are eligible to take the National Chair-side Assisting certification exam and the Minnesota Registration exam. LENGTH OF PROGRAM: Diploma - 40 credits; A.A.S - 72 credits

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