Division: Health Sciences
Department: Dental Health Sciences
Effective as of Fall 2015
A career in dental assisting offers variety, flexibility, a great working environment and the satisfaction of knowing you are contributing to the well being of others. Dental assistants increase the efficiency of the dentist in the delivery of quality oral health care. If you have strong communication skills, enjoy working with your hands as well as your mind and want a career with responsibility, dental assisting is for you. Here at Sinclair Community College we offer you the most comprehensive and varied interpersonal and technical skills available. The dental assistant is a valuable member of the dental care team.
Career options may vary according to state practice act restrictions. Dental assistants have a variety of career opportunities in a wide range of employment settings, including private practice, specialty practice, hospitals, HMO’s, community health programs, school systems, dental product research, military bases, and secondary education settings.
The Introduction to Dental Assisting will prepare the learner for the Ohio State Certified Dental Assisting examination.
Hybrid Courses consist of online classes and one or two days per week of on-campus Lab depending on the semester. Learn more about the different types of courses.
|ALH 1130||Basic Life Support Training for Healthcare Provider||1|
|COM 2206||Interpersonal Communication||3|
|DAS 1102||Introduction to Dental Assisting Terminology||1|
|DAS 1104||Dental Assisting Techniques & Materials I||4|
|DAS 1105||Lab Dental Assisting Techniques & Materials I||0|
|DAS 1204||Dental Assisting Techniques & Materials II||4|
|DAS 1205||Lab Dental Assisting Techniques & Materials II||0|
|DAS 1108||Dental Assisting Office Management||2|
|DAS 1206||Dental Assisting Radiography||2|
|DAS 1207||Lab Dental Assisting Radiography||0|