Dental Assistant-20 Weeks

Classes meet Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 4:30 pm-7:30 pm at Wallace Community College.

Dental assistants work alongside dentists and dental hygienists in a dental office, where they perform a variety of job duties. The primary role of a dental assistant is assisting the dentist during procedures by providing tools and materials. Some of the duties of a dental assistant include preparing patients for dental procedures, ensuring the sterility of the dental environment, working with suppliers, helping patients schedule appointments, and teaching patients about proper oral health.

Cost: $2,050, includes tuition and books.

Prerequisites include:

  • Prospective students must go through an application/interview process.
  • State issued photo ID
  • Dental Assistant Application (closes June 1)
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Hepatitis B Titer (Blood Test) Results
  • WorkKeys Scores of 5 for Workplace Documents and 4 for Graphic Literacy
  • Students must be at least 18 years old

Short-Term Credential Scholarship Program Grant

Eligibility Requirements for Scholarship

  • Must be an Alabama resident
  • Be registered or intend to register in an eligible short-term credential program that can be completed in two semesters or less and that will lead to in-demand career opportunities in the region which the community college where the course is taken is located

This course is approved for WIOA funding, MyCAA, and Sallie Mae Loans.

Location:  Gary Hall, Dothan Campus

Office Hours
Mon – Thur: 7:30am – 4:30pm
Fri: 7:30am – 2:00pm

Wallace Workforce Development Refund Policy:

Written notice of withdrawal must be sent to the course point-of-contact two weeks prior to the course start date to receive a 100% refund.

To receive a 75% refund, written notice of withdrawal must be sent to the course point-of-contact one week prior to the course start date.

If a student attends the first night of training or does not send prior written notice of withdrawal per the guidelines above, no refund will be issued.