To prepare students for certification in dental assisting and to safely and effectively perform all functions that are legal for the dental assistant to perform in Florida. To prepare students to take the Dental Assisting National Board Exam. Quality patient care and the development of skilled dental assistants are the ultimate goals of the Dental Assisting program.
This program is accredited by the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation.
12 credit hours + 960 clock hours = 1,230 contact hours
Applicants to the program must complete all admission requirements to the College. Applicant must have successfully completed biology and chemistry in high school or college and have a high school or college cumulative unrounded GPA of 2.0 or better.
The Dental Assisting program begins in the Fall semester and is a limited-access program. Applicants must submit a TCC admissions application (www.tcc.fl.edu/apply) and a separate healthcare program application by the published deadline. Students may access the healthcare application through their TCC Passport account.
See Additional Healthcare Program Requirements for more important information.
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(850) 558-4500 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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