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Career Area: Health Sciences
Technical Diploma
Program Number: 31-508-1
Approximately 1 Year to Complete
Credit Program
Average Annual Tuition: $4230
Dental hygienist and dentist with patient

Dental Assistant Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Dental Office Manager
Dental Technician
Laboratory Assistant
Dental Treatment Coordinator

Average Median Wage


Dental Assistant Programs

A dental assistant is an integral member of the dental health team. With this diploma, you’ll be ready to give chairside assistance and conduct lab procedures under the direction of the dentist. Learn how to disinfect and sterilize dental instruments, record dental histories and vital signs, and manage dental and medical emergencies. You will also become familiar with dental procedures, equipment and radiographs. Your training will prepare you to perform basic office and laboratory procedures. At the end of this program, you’ll be ready for the national certification examination.