The Dental Assisting program provides adult and high school students with the opportunity to obtain a Bridgerland Technical College Certificate and gain employment in the dental industry. Highly skilled instructors train students in the knowledge and hands-on skills needed to assist dentists in the delivery of quality oral health care. Students learn to chart; pass instruments; position patients; expose, process, and mount radiographs; pour models; mix dental materials; and assist with general dental procedures. This program aligns with the College’s mission to educate both secondary and post-secondary students while providing the delivery of competency-based, employer-guided education to dental assisting students in the Bear River Region.
Graduates will develop entry level-proficiency in:
- Infection Control Practices
- Assisting the Dentist
- Intraoral and Extraoral Radiography
Workplace Documents (Level 5), Applied Math (Level 4), and Graphic Literacy (Level 4). Call (435) 750-3188 to schedule an appointment
Please note: A composite ACT score of 17 or a composite SAT score of 1210 can waive assessment requirements if taken no more than four years prior to enrollment.
CPR/Basic Life Support Card
Dental Assisting students are required to provide proof of and maintain a current CPR/Basic Life Support Card. Please see the following link for the Bridgerland Technical College BLS Provider CPR course: https://btech.edu/bls-provider-cpr/.
- TDAP (tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis) ( current within 7 years)
- MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) (2 series injection)
- Hepatitis B (3 series injection)
In accordance with the Centers for Disease Control Prevention (CDC) and in an effort to minimize risk to students and staff, each student must have documentation of current immunizations/vaccinations prior to acceptance into the certificate program. Immunizations/vaccinations may be waived with documentation of acceptable titer or written documentation from a physician of immunization risk.
Tuberculosis Test (TB Test)
The TB test is performed by your Doctor or local Health Department. It is a two-phase injection to evaluate exposure to Tuberculosis. It must be current within 12 months.
This certificate program requires a non-refundable $50 background check fee prior to starting the program. The background check will be completed once the admissions process is completed and the start date is determined. The Dental Assisting New Student Coordinator, Cathy Neeley, will help the student determine a start date.
If you have any questions regarding these requirements, please contact Cathy Neeley at 435-750-3008 or email@example.com.
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Bridgerland Technical College is open year round. Most programs are open-entry, open-exit, which means you can start the program at the first of every month as long as there is space available. Please contact SSA's for questions about this program, or check start dates.The first step is to fill out the application for Bridgerland Technical College Logan Campus Application
Pre-Enrollment: WorkKeys Assessment: Workplace Documents (Level 5), Applied Math (Level 4), and Graphic Literacy (Level 4). Schedule an appointment here or call (435) 750-3188. Need a review? Enroll directly in Academic Learning. Please note: A composite ACT score of 17 or a composite SAT score of 930 can waive assessment requirements if taken no more than four years prior to enrollment. Please email your ACT/SAT scores to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you do not have your scores, schedule your assessment below. Schedule Appointment in Logan
Once the Assessment/ACT has been approved, the next step is to meet with a Student Services Representative to complete your enrollment. You will declare your starting date, enrolled hours, and set up your payment schedule. No appointment is necessary. If you have any questions, Student Services can be reached at 435-753-6780 or email@example.com.
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The mission of the Bridgerland Technical College is to deliver competency-based, employer-guided career and technical education to both secondary and post-secondary students through traditional and technology-enhanced methodologies.
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1301 North 600 West
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