Daytona State College’s one-year certificate program in Dental Assisting is recognized by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. You’ll receive the education to be that essential dental team member. Job placement is 98%!
Florida Dental Assistants earn an average of $39K. Our Program also prepares graduates to pass the Dental Assisting National Boards examination. The CDA credential can increase your salary potential.
We will teach you the technologies, materials, procedures, and managing systems that are commonly found in dental offices near you. Making your transition from college to the workforce smooth.
Dental Assistants are professionals who perform a variety of clinical and administrative procedures. The dental assistant is a valuable team member who contributes to the dental offices’ success and productivity. You will learn a variety of dental procedures and practices using the most current materials and technology: take and analyze dental images, manage patient records, supplies, equipment, and infection control as well as assist with medical emergencies.
The Dental Assisting Program accepts applications any time during the year but interested individuals are advised to submit their applications by mid-May. Applicants must complete eight hours of observation in a dental office. There are 24 dental assisting students accepted each year, classes begin in the Summer B Term and are offered only on the Daytona Beach Campus. Students selected for the program will be notified by the end of May. More information on the application process, program requirements and fees can be found at the Dental Assisting program page. For additional information contact Leslie Fehl, Assistant Chair and Dental Assisting Program Manager at (386) 506-3758 or [email protected]