Dental Assistant-20 Weeks

Classes meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:00pm-9:00pm at Wallace Community College.

Click here for current Dental Assistant application packet

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
  • Completed  Dental Assistant application packet-Applications are available during the months of February and August.
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 2×2 Passport Sized Color Photo
  • Hepatitis B Titer (Blood Test) Results
  • WorkKeys Scores of 5 for Workplace Documents and 4 for Graphic Literacy

This course is approved for WIOA funding.

Gary Hall, Dothan Campus
334-556-2414
sblackmon@wallace.edu

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

Gary Hall, Dothan Campus
334-556-2219
kforehand@wallace.edu

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