The Dental Assisting program is designed to prepare for employment of the professional Chairside Assistant. Students focus on the basics of dental assisting, nutrition, dental prevention, dental disease, infection control, instruments and tray setups for dental procedures, dental materials, anatomy, radiology, dental specialties, law and ethics, CPR, and a clinical experience.
- Correlate the knowledge of anatomy, physiology, psychology, microbiology to the roles and responsibilities of a dental assistant.
- Identify commonly used equipment, supplies, instrumentation, and medications used in the dental chairside setting.
- Apply the principles of asepsis to the dental office and its environment.
- Perform competently and safely the skills of a dental assistant.
- Use legal, moral, and ethical principles to evaluate the care of a dental patient.
- Demonstrate the professional attributes of a dental assistant.
- Pass the final exam and certifications for the dental field.
Workplace Documents (Level 5), Applied Math (Level 4), and Graphic Literacy (Level 4). Schedule an appointment here.
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.
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.
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The words career and job are very different. To be specific, a job is what you show up to for work; a career spans your lifetime and includes your education, training, professional memberships, and is something you love doing.
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 email@example.com. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Estimated Equalized Payment:
$337 - based off of full-time enrollment.
29 credits - 8-10 Months
Hours per Week
16-30 hours a week
High School Students:
Arranged - varies by school
Flexible hours, M - Th, 8 am - 8 pm
Reported Annually to the Accrediting Agency Council on Occupational Education
Job Placement: 90%
Outcome statistics are compiled annually based upon Training Outcome surveys conducted with students post-graduation. Data is gathered through coordination with the student, faculty, Student Services Office personnel, and licensing agencies.
Hours of Operation
Logan Campus - Main
Monday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Wednesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Thursday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Friday: 8 am - 4 pm
Brigham City Campus
Monday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Tuesday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Wednesday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Thursday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Friday: 7:30 am - 3 pm