The Dental Assisting curriculum prepares individuals to assist the dentist in the delivery of dental treatment and to function as integral members for the dental team while performing chairside and related office and laboratory procedures.
Course work includes instruction in general studies, biomedical sciences, dental sciences, clinical sciences, and clinical practice.
Graduates may be eligible to take the Dental Assisting National Board Examination to become Certified Dental Assistants. As a Dental Assistant II, defined by the Dental Laws of North Carolina, graduates work in dental offices and other related areas.
For questions concerning the admission procedures, please contact: Callie McCraw, Health Sciences Admissions Advisor, 336-838-6459. For questions concerning the Dental Assisting program, please contact: Jennifer Hastings, Dental Assisting Instructor, 336-838-6253.