Dental Programs


Local trade schools and technical colleges with accredited dental certificate training classes and degree courses. Use the search application to find programs near you including:

 

Schools with Dental Career Programs

All listed colleges are accredited and have financial aid assistance for those who qualify.

What Dental Hygienists Do

Dental hygienists prep the patient’s mouth for the dentist. They clean the teeth, examine the mouth for signs of any concerning oral conditions like gum disease or oral cancer. They also will document the visit and educate the patient on preventative measure. Dental hygienists take x-rays and apply tooth sealants/protectants. Hygienists use tools to clean teeth and gums and they may use lasers, as well

What Dental Assistants Do

  • Assist dentist during procedure
  • Preparethe patient for treatment
  • Tahe patient’s medical history
  • Make sure equipment is maintained
  • Discuss aftercare with patients

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