Dental Assisting

Lincoln Technical Institute

622 George Washington Highway, Lincoln, RI 2865

Description:The Dental Assisting program is designed to prepare the student with a strong foundation on which to build a successful career as a competent entry-level dental assistant. A well-rounded curriculum offers the student knowledge and skills in the technical areas of preventive destistry, four-handed dentistry, chair side assisting with emphasis in diagnostics, operative, fixed prosthodontics, pediatric dentistry, orthodontic procedures, endodontic procedures, surgical procedures, and expanded functions, and dental radiology. Because of the wide range of opportunities for the graduate, the program also focuses on the business aspects of a dental practice including practice management. Students are encouraged to sit for the Radiation Health and Safety (RHS), and Infection Control (ICE) exam portions of the Certified Dental Assisting (CDA) examination. This program prepares students for certification testing, although there is no guarantee of passing the certification test and passing the test is not a graduation requirement. This program is eligible for Pell Grant. For more information regarding this program you may contact Amy Watson at 401-334-2430 x 43403 Fax: 401-288-0096 Email: Website:

Cost: $20035

Duration: 1200 Hours

Phone: 401-334-2430

End Date: 4/30/2021

Credential Earned: An industry-recognized certificate or certification