2012-2013 TMCC College Catalog
extenuating circumstances. Please refer to this college catalog for
• Applicants for specific years will not be accepted.
• The student’s name will be deleted from the applicant list
if the student’s numerical position on the list is equal to or less
than the number of openings available for the program in a given
year, or the student does not accept the program when selected.
Students who have been deleted from the list may reapply to the
program by completing and submitting a new application.
• Each spring individuals on the applicant list who were not
selected into the program will be notified. They will be required
to respond positively for their names to remain on the applicant
list for the next year. All individuals who do not respond by the
indicated deadline will have their names deleted from the list.
Student progression in the program is contingent upon
attaining a grade of “C” or better in all dental assisting
curriculum. Courses are to be taken in the sequence outlined on
775-673-7125 or 775-673-7204, or stop by the health sciences
office located in the Red Mountain Building, room 418.
NOTE: All dental assisting courses are taught during the day
via the Internet and in classrooms on the Dandini Campus by
full- and part-time instructors with an average class size of 20-25.
The TMCC program in dental assisting is accredited by the
Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the
accreditation status of approval without reporting requirements.
The commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by
the Commission on Recognition of Postsecondary Accreditation
and by the United States Department of Education. The
Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at 312-
440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611.
Dental AssistingProgram, cont.
Special Admission Requirements and Procedures