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Dental Assistant

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Employment, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Dental Assisting/Assistant. 510601

Description

This 280-hour course (200 hours of classroom/lab time and 80 hours of externship) prepares students to perform chair-side assistance to the dentist using four-handed dentistry technique. Additionally, students will be oriented to dental related anatomy and physiology, lab equipment, and preventative/restorative dentistry. Upon completion of the course students will be equipped to take the exam to become a Registered Dental Assistant with the State of Arkansas. Students will also have the chance to learn and perform Dental Radiography, Coronal Polishing, Administration/Monitoring of Nitrous Oxide in the State of Arkansas.

Details

Program Length (Weeks)

20

Hours

280

Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent

School

PETRA Allied Health (Fort Smith)

WIOA Approved Program

Yes

Training Location(s)

Fort Smith

Local WIB

5035 - Western

Name of Credential

Certificate of Proficiency

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Other

Refund Policy

Yes

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?

No

Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$165.00

Testing/Exam Fees

$265.00 CPR/State Test Fee/State Reg Fee

In-State/District Tuition

$2,900.00

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$2,900.00

Registration Fee

$50.00

Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)

$210.00 Uniform & Lab Fee

Total In-State Program Cost

$3,590.00

Total Out-of-State Program Cost

$3,590.00

Demand Occupation(s)

31-9091.00Dental Assistants
$14.00 per hour

Provider Status

Approved

Address

P.O. Box 6611, Fort Smith, Arkansas 72903

Phone Number

(479) 424-1176

Fax Number

(479) 750-4655

Web Address

http://www.petraalliedhealth.com/

Last Updated

Sep 28, 2021

Created

Sep 23, 2020