Program Description:

The duties of a dental assistant are among the most comprehensive and varied in the dental office. The dental assistant performs many tasks requiring both interpersonal and technical skills. Dental assistants greatly increase the efficiency of the dentist in the delivery of quality oral health care and are valuable members of the dental care team.
Two years (1080 clock hours)
Students are accepted yearly in August
Courses: Required Courses:
  • Foundations of Health Science
  • Advanced Principles of Health Science
  • Dental Assisting III
  • Dental Assisting IV

Elective Courses:

  • Dental Assistant Clinical Practice
  • Dental Specialties
  • Supervised Dental Assisting Experience
  • Science Clinical Experience
Certifications: Certificate in Dental Assisting
Sample Job Titles:

Dental Assistant

With Further Work Experience: Registered Dental Assistant, Certified Dental Assistant, Expanded Duties Dental Assistant

Gainful Employment Information


Raleigh County Board of Education - School Closings - WV Department of Education