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This is a two-year program for high school juniors and seniors
Skills: 
  • Assist professionals in a clinical environment with chairside assisting, radiography, and laboratory procedures
     
  • Perform a wide range of responsibilities in a dental office environment including scheduling and billing
     
  • Practice ethical standards, confidentiality, and professionalism when interacting with patients, clients, and coworkers
Credentials: 
  • Certifications
     
  • Internships
     
  • Job Placement
Career Opportunities: 
  • Chairside dental assistant
     
  • Dental receptionist
     
  • Dental office assistant
     
  • Dental lab assistant
     
  • Certified Ohio Dental Assistant (CODA)
     
  • Dental Radiographer Certificate
     
  • Insurance company
     
  • Dental Supply Company
     
  • With further education, students can train to become Dental Hygienists
Additional Information: 

Students in this program belong to Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA).  It provides opportunities for competition, leadership and community service projects.

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