This Dental Assisting program prepares students to become members of a health care team in a dental setting. The course includes theory with demonstrations and classroom instruction. Students receive supervised experience performing procedures using study models, mannequins, and other simulated methods. Students are required to complete three months of supervised experience in a clinical setting—assisting procedures on dental patients in a dental office.
|Time Commitment||Full Time|
|Typical Program Length||12 Months|
Fall 2021 Information
Class begins September 1, 2021.
Application packet is due by August 4, 2021. (Deadline Extended)
Please click link below to print application packet.
1600 Hwy 51 South
Covington, TN 38019
Perform limited clinical duties under the direction of a dentist. Clinical duties may include equipment preparation and sterilization, preparing patients for treatment, assisting the dentist during treatment, and providing patients with instructions for oral healthcare procedures. May perform administrative duties such as scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes.
Bright Outlook: Yes
Currently employed in the area: 6,170
Current job openings per year: 910