Dental Assisting

Dental Assisting

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Award Types: 1-Year Diploma
Total Credit Required to Graduate: 40 (Diploma)

Anticipated Program Start Date: Fall 2020  

A Dental Assisting diploma from Southeast Tech can fast-track you into a career as a dental assistant. Working under the direction of dentists and dental hygienists, dental assistants provide direct patient care, assist in dental procedures, perform dental radiography and provide patient education. They also perform office duties such as record keeping and appointment scheduling.

With more than 140 dentists in the Sioux Falls region, dental assistants are in high demand. Trained and qualified dental assistants are critical to a dental office’s ability to provide top-level, quality care. Employers want Southeast Tech graduates!

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Admission Criteria (2 of the following):
ACT 18
SAT 18 
HS GPA 2.5 GPA
HS Rank Upper Half
College GPA 2.0 GPA
If students do not meet two of the above requirements, they are required to take the Next-Generation ACCUPLACER:
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    Arithmetic  217

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dental Assisting Apprenticeship

Southeast Tech's Dental Assisting diploma program is anticipated to begin in Fall 2020. Students wishing to pursue this career path and want to start Fall 2019 should consider the Dental Assisting Apprenticeship cohort. View the advantages and application process for each offering. 

Learn more about Southeast Tech’s Dental Assisting Apprenticeship program.

 

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Award Types: 1-Year Diploma
Total Credit Required to Graduate: 40 (Diploma)

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