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Dental Assisting - Diploma

Offered at Metairie, LA campus

Want the skilled training that opens doors? Qualified Dental Assistants are respected professionals that make a difference. Would you like to be one too?

The Blue Cliff College Dental Assisting Diploma program helps ready students for positions as a chairside dental assistant and dental business office assistant. The curriculum for this course follows the duties and responsibilities of a dental assistant as outlined by the Louisiana State Board of Dentistry. Topics of study include anatomy and physiology, dental health and nutrition, oral histology, tooth form and structure, preventive dentistry, infection control, dental laboratory procedures, radiography, orthodontics, patient care, health care laws and regulations (OSHA & HIPPA), and general dental office administration and management.

The course culminates in an externship that enables the student to be placed in an actual supervised dental office setting. The student will be encouraged to attain Louisiana’s “Expanded Duty Dental Assistant” certification upon graduation.

Enroll today and you could be on your way to a new career in as little as 12 months. The career options are truly varied. Choose to work chairside with the public or behind the scenes in the lab – or both! Hours can be flexible too – while your career is strong and steady. Contact Blue Cliff College today. Classes are forming now!

Licensed by the Louisiana State Board of Regents.
Blue Cliff College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission Career Schools and Colleges, (ACCSC). ACCSC is a recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education.

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Dental Assisting - Diploma: Blue Cliff College

Dental Assisting - Diploma - Blue Cliff College