Dental Assisting Program Goals

Upon completion of the dental assisting program the student will:

1.  Pass the national Certified Dental Assistant’s examination.
2.  Pass all three examination components in order to become a Registered Dental Assistant in  California (the general written exam, the law and ethics written exam and the practical exam).
3.  Obtain employment as a dental assistant or other Allied Dental Health Professional.
4.  Perform all dental assisting duties utilizing current infection control techniques.
5.  Follow proper protocol regarding the safe handling of hazardous materials.