Health Sciences

Your Pathway to Become a Dental Assistant

A Dental Assistant works alongside a dentist to provide treatment to patients in dentists’ offices. 

Dental Assistants are essential for patient care and:

  • sterilize and disinfect patient areas
  • take X-rays
  • operate dental equipment
  • manage dental offices

SFSC’s Career Certificate in Dental Assisting:

Plan your future by following the Dental Assisting Program Map.

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