Dental Assisting

Learn and practice chair-side assisting through classroom instruction and hands-on practice in our equipped Dental Assisting Lab. Complete 100 hours of externship outside of classroom hours for valuable experience and employer connections.

Obtain radiography certification upon successful completion of classroom, clinical and successful skills demonstration. Prepare for and obtain certification through the Commission on Ohio Dental Assistants (CODA) upon passing exam. CODA Certification is recognized by the Ohio State Dental Board as a pathway to further certifications including: Expanded Functions Dental Assisting (EFDA); Coronal Polishing; N2O Sedation Observation; and Sealant Placement.

WATCH: Our virtual open house of the Dental Assisting Program

Additional Enrollment Requirements

  • Complete/Sign Risk Advisory Form
  • Complete/sign Program Enrollment Questionaire
  • Complete background Screening and obtain 1st of three mandatory Hepatitis B vaccinations prior to the first day of class
  • Hepatitis B titer & vaccine if titer shows need
  • Employment options are limited for persons with felonies or other recent criminal charges. Students with felonies or recent criminal charges must contact the Ohio Dental Board regarding potential barriers to radiography and CODA certification.


September 8, 2021 - May 12, 2022
Class Days: Monday - Thursday

Hours: 4:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Externship: December 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022 (100 hours - days/hours vary)

Fees (600-hour program)

 Tuition $5,100
 *Fees $1,245
 Program Total $6,345
*Fees include:  uniforms, assessments, books, lab fees, typodont, Radiographer's Certification, CODA/AMT certification exam, and career advising services.

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North Central State College

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