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Dental Assisting

A Dental Assisting students work in the lab at the Springfield-Clark Career Tech Center.

The demand for health-related services continues to rise rapidly, especially in this fast-growing field. Prepare for a successful career in the Dental Assisting program. The sky is the limit. Complete this program and prepare to choose one of these career options: secure a full-time, well-paying job or continue your education and become an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant, a Dental Hygienist, or even a Dentist.

Dental assisting students practice their skills in the program lab.

Basic dental assisting skills are taught that will enable students to enter the workforce or continue their education after graduation.


Lori Ritzenthaler

Career Technical Education, Dental Assisting