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Campus(s): MCC-Penn Valley, Health Science Institute
Program Coordinator:Hema Udupa, 816.604.4237
Application deadline: Feb 15th

IMPORTANT: Certificate and degree requirements may change! Please consult an academic advisor before enrolling.

Dental Assisting Certificate

Dental Assisting Certificate (PDF)

COLL 100
HLSC 100
First Year Seminar or
Introduction to Health Professions
1-2
Program Prerequisites
DENA 100 Introduction to Dental Assisting 1
ENGL 101 Composition & Reading I 3
PSYC 140 General Psychology 3
COMM 100 Fundamentals of Speech 3
Specific Program Requirements
EMS 100 Basic Emergency Care 1
DENA 101 Body Structure and Function 2
DENA 102 Head and Neck Anatomy 2
DENA 103 Dental Anatomy 2
DENA 104 Dental Emergencies and Pharmacology 2
DENA 105 Dental Materials I 2.5
DENA 108 Oral Microbiology & Infection Control 1.5
DENA 110 Chairside Assisting I 5
DENA 115 Dental Radiology I 4
DENA 125 Clinical Experience I 2
DENA 205 Dental Materials II 3
DENA 210 Chairside Assisting II 5
DENA 215 Dental Radiology II 2
DENA 225 Dental Office Management 2
DENA 230 Oral Pathology 1
DENA 250 Clinical Experience II 4
DENA 260 Dental Assisting Seminar 2
Total Credit Hours Required 54-55