Dental Assisting Technology ATD

Dental Assisting students examining a patient.
  • This program includes didactic, academic and clinical instruction. Clinical responsibilities encompass invasive procedures such as placing retraction cord and dental dams to non-invasive procedures such as impression taking and patient education. Other functions include laboratory work to receptionist and clerical functions. Students participate in clinical rotations through local dental offices in our community.

    The Dental Assisting program follows the CDC’s policies and procedures on infectious diseases. These policies can be reviewed on the CDC website by clicking here.

    Program Prerequisite Requirements:

    • High School Diploma / GED
    • Background Check
    • Drug Screening

    Dental Assisting Technology & Management (ATD) Teaches:?

    • Introduction to Dental Assisting (90 hours)
    • Dental Infection Control Assistant (210 hours)
    • Dental Assistant 1, includes radiography & dental Lab (465 hours)
    • Dental Assistant 2, includes clinical rotations (465 hours)

    Career Potential – Click here

    Industry Certifications Offered in this Program

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     Next Start Date: January 8, 2020

    2019-2020 School Calendar

  • Adult Enrollment

    Program Length: 1230 Hours

    Schedule: Monday -Friday: 7:30am – 2:45pm

    Cost:  $5,412 for entire program* (Click here for a detailed cost sheet *For Estimation Purposes Only. Prices Subject to Change. Financial Aid available for those who qualify.)

    Basic Skill Requirement:

    If required, take the Basic Skills Test at our Testing Center. Call 941-255-7500 Ext. 120 to schedule to take the test.

    Accepted Tests

    Reading

    Math

    Language

    TABE*

    10

    10

    10

    New SAT

    24

    24

    25

    ACT

    19

    19

    17

    GED 2014

    145

    145

    145

    College Board Accuplacer

    83

    72

    83

    [ *Recommended ] 

    ONET Government occupation information

    • Federal CIP Code: 51.0601
    • Program Number: IH170113

     

    Registration Timeline & Checklist

    Steps to Enroll:

    1. Pay Application Fee
      • Write down your transaction number for step 2
    2. Complete the Application
      1. Print out and complete the five documents linked to the application
    3. Gather the following documents to bring to your appointment:
      • High School/ GED Transcripts (if required)
        • Request all high school/GED and college transcripts to be sent to CTC Admissions, 18150 Murdock Circle, Port Charlotte, FL., 33948. 
        • Transcripts may also be delivered in person if they are in a sealed envelope.
      • Driver's license
      • Florida Residency Declaration
    1. Call 941-255-7500 for an appointment with Student Services to enroll in this program.

    Still have questions before you enroll? Contact Us

    Need financial aid?

    1. Complete the FAFSA
    2. Call 941-255-7500 for an appointment with Financial Aid Specialist as soon as you receive FAFSA/ PELL email that you have been approved

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