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Dental Assisting Advanced Certificate

City Colleges of Chicago Healthcare Programs Dental Assisting

Advanced Certificate (AC)

The Dental Assisting program prepares dental assistants to meet employment opportunities to assist dentists during patient treatment procedures.  Classroom, lab, and clinical instruction provide students with a broad background in all aspects of dentistry.  Clinical internship is provided by area dental offices and clinics under the guidance of dentists and assistants in the communities throughout the district.  The program also includes courses which teach expanded functions for dental assistants who have demonstrated proficiency through education.  Upon successful completion, students will be eligible to obtain an accredited certificate in Dental Assisting and take the Dental Assisting National Board Examination​​​

Details: Advanced Certificate (AC)

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31  CH

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