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Dental Assisting

Dental Assisting Program

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About the Program

The Dental Assisting program at TMCC is a ten-month program, with entry only in the fall semester, and offers both a Certificate of Achievement and Associate degree in Applied Science. The program is also available on a part-time basis, with students completing the program in two years.

In addition to academic classes, TMCC has a fully-equipped dental clinic, which allows students to gain extensive practical experience. The TMCC Dental Assisting program provides instruction in all facets of:

  • infection control
  • chairside procedures
  • practice management
  • radiography and
  • clinical science

Upon completion of the program, students will be qualified to take the Dental Assisting National Board exam to become a Certified Dental Assistant.

See Also: Gainful Employment Data for Certificate

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Thursday, July 31
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Dental Assisting

Truckee Meadows Community College
7000 Dandini Boulevard, RDMT 417
Reno, Nevada 89512-3999

Telephone: 775-673-7115 or Fax: 775-673-7034

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