Academic Programs

Dental Assisting

Diploma
Sioux City Campus

Program Description

This program is designed to prepare students to assume an active role in providing quality dental services under the direction of a licensed dentist. Preparation includes infection control management, chairside assisting procedures in general and specialty dentistry; management of medical and dental emergencies; intra- and extra-oral radiographic procedures; patient education; fabrication of oral appliances; and basic business office procedures. Program specific admission criteria must be met.

Contacts

Joni Miller, CDA, RDA, EFDA, BS, Ext 3240 Room L314 joni.miller@witcc.edu
Kathy Pierce, CDA, RDA, EFDA, BS, Ext 1349 Room L314 kathy.pierce@witcc.edu
Pam Ives, Career Navigator, Ext. 1313 Room A307, pamela.ives@witcc.edu
Teri Peterson MSN, RN Division Chair of Allied Health, Ext 1421 Room L309 teri.peterson@witcc.edu

Required Classes

FULL TIME STUDIES
SDV 108 The College Experience 1
DEA 101 Professional Orientation 1
DEA 256 Dental Anatomy 2
DEA 274 Dental Therapeutics 2
DEA 406 Dental Materials 5
DEA 508 Fundamentals of Dental Assisting 7
     
DEA 303 Dental Radiography 4
DEA 613 Dental Assisting Specialties 6
DEA 701 Dental Office Procedures 1
ENG 105 Composition I 3
PSY 111 Introduction to Psychology 3
     
PART-TIME STUDIES
SDV 108 The College Experience 1
DEA 101 Professional Orientation 1
DEA 256 Dental Anatomy 2
DEA 274 Dental Therapeutics 2
     
DEA 701 Dental Office Procedures 1
PSY 111 Introduction to Psychology 3
ENG 105 Composition I 3
     
DEA 406 Dental Materials 5
DEA 508 Fundamentals of Dental Assisting 7
     
DEA 303 Dental Radiography 4
DEA 613 Dental Assisting Specialties 6

TOTAL CREDITS: 35.00

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Visit at 4647 Stone Avenue, Sioux City, Iowa 51106
4647 Stone Avenue
Sioux City, Iowa 51106
Call 800.349.4649 or 712.274.6400
800.352.4649
712.274.6400
Email info@witcc.edu
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