Instructor: Denise Callaghan
Paraprofessional: Allison Deemter
Dental Careers will prepare students to become chairside dental assistants upon completion of the program. The course also provides the opportunity for students to explore other careers in the dental field including dental hygienists, dental laboratory technicians, registered dental assistants, and dentists. In addition, this program offers dental x-ray certification for those students eighteen years of age or older.
Open to high school juniors and seniors, the class will provide concentrated work in the following areas: business office procedures and chairside dental assisting. Students who meet certain criteria during the course will have an opportunity to complete a 5-6 week, non-paid work experience with a local dentist.