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.

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  WorkKeys Assessment

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:

 Immunization Verification

    • 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.

 Background Check

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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    Choose Your Program

    We offer a variety of exciting career training programs. Please contact a Student Success Advisor with any questions you may have about a program



    Fill out the applicable admission form below. 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. College admission policy requires a student to have a high school diploma or its recognized equivalent (e.g. GED)*.

    I want to attend the Logan Campus

    I want to attend the Brigham City Campus


    Programmatic Requirements

    Students will receive additional pre-enrollment programmatic requirements if applicable via email. If you have not receive this email within 24 hours, please check your spam or junk mail folders.

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    Once cleared for enrollment, the next step is to meet with a Student Services representative. No appointment is necessary, but you will need to establish a start date, declare the number of hours you plan to attend, and set up a payment schedule. 

    If you have any questions, Student Services can be reached at 435-753-6780 or or you can visit us in person at the Logan Campus!


    Financial Aid

    Bridgerland Technical College has a variety of funding sources available to those who qualify. 

    Bridgerland Technical College does not participate in, or endorse, any loan program. 

Estimated Tuition & Fees
$3,036 - this is an estimate.
Course fees may vary.

Estimated Equalized Payment:
$337 - based off of full-time enrollment.

Estimated Books & Supplies
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Logan Campus

Certificate Duration - 29 credits - 8-10 Months

Hours per Week - 16-30 hours a week
Certificate Availability
High School Students: - Arranged - varies by school
Adult Students: - Flexible hours, M - Th, 8 am - 8 pm

Outcome Data

Reported Annually to the Accrediting Agency Council on Occupational Education

Completion: 90%
Job Placement: 90%
Withdrawal: 10%

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.

Our Mission

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. This hands-on technical education provides occupational education, skills training, and workforce development to support the educational and economic development of the Bear River Region.