5510: Applied Technology Diploma in Dental Assisting Technology and Management (50 Credit Hours)
The Dental Assisting program is designed to train individuals to perform as efficient dental professionals in a dental health environment. Students will gain exposure in various areas such as dental radiography, dental materials, chairside assisting and more. Upon completion of the program, students are eligible to sit for the Dental Assisting National Board. The Dental Assisting program is 50 credits for a total of 1,230 contact hours.
The program in dental assisting is accredited by the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of "approval without reporting requirements. The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at 312-440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611. For additional information regarding the Commission on Dental Accreditation, please consult the website at http://www.ada.org/117.aspx .
For more information, view the Dental Assisting Information Packet at http://www.cf.edu/dental.