Dental Assisting

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About the program 

Dental assistants are an integral part of the dental team. They greatly increase the efficiency of the dentist in the delivery of quality oral health care and are valuable members of the dental care team. If you have strong communication skills, enjoy working with your hands, as well as your mind, and want a career with responsibility, dental assisting is for you.

Explore radiology, dental pharmacology, and basic dental science. Experience chair-side practices in our fully equipped dental skills lab. This lab utilizes digital diagnostic imaging technology used in dental offices around the nation. Get hands on learning with dental materials to learn fully the skill that will prepare you to launch right into an assisting position at a dental office.

Learn from instructors who are certified and experienced dental professionals, themselves. Benefit from their years of experience in various areas of the dental industry. Discover insight to the incredible satisfaction in working with others in the dental field who share your passion for caring for others.


If interested in this program, be sure to review our pre-admission course requirements and application information.   

For questions about our program please contact Crystal Patton-Doherty, Dental Assisting Program Director by phone at (541) 278- 5876 or by email to

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