Prepare for employment in a dental office or lab by learning the current concepts of clinical chairside assisting. A dental assistant may serve as a clinical chairside assistant, receptionist, office manager, or laboratory technician.
- Innovative, state-of-the-art dental lab
- Career ready for a job in high demand in less than 1 year
- Hands-on skills practice combined with classroom instruction
- Nationally accredited program by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)
- Program includes 300-hour intern experience in a local dental office
More program info
Program description, outcomes and requirements are located in the Course Catalog.
For entry into the Dental Assisting program, an orientation seminar is required which includes information about the program, and required paperwork.
Licensure and State Reciprocity
Before enrolling in the Dental Assisting program, students should consider whether the license they need to obtain to work, will be valid outside the state of Oregon. Use this table to determine state to state licensure.