Dental Assistant

About

The mission of the Dental Assistant Program is to provide specialized classroom instruction and practical experience in preparation for employ­ment in a dental office.

 

Program Accreditation:

Commission of Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association

Approved by the Tennessee Dental Board of Examiners

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day
Credentials Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $3,738.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $2,039.00
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Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Dental Assistant1296Diploma

In addition to regular admission requirements, applicant must:

Take the Compass Test

Furnish the school with two (2) work references or character references. (Relatives are not considered acceptable references.)

Submit the following required documents within the designated time frame:

High school and /or college transcript

Two letters of reference

Evidence of a recent physical examination by a licensed physician or nurse practitioner

Writing sample

Resume of work history

Campus Locations

Main Campus
550 Alabama Ave.
Memphis, TN 38105

Job Duties

Assist dentist, set up equipment, prepare patient for treatment, and keep records.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 5,800

Current job openings per year: 210

Salary Range

$32,300
to
$43,800

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