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2010-2011 Catalog 
2010-2011 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Dental Assisting Technology, TC

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Program Description:

The Dental Assisting curriculum is a one-year program of study designed to prepare the student for employment and advancement in the dental assisting field. The program includes lecture hours, lab hours, and supervised clinical experiences. In the clinical experiences, the student will assist the dentist at chairside in private offices and agency dental clinics. Graduates may become a Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) upon passing the certification examination offered by the Dental Assisting National Board. This program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60611-2678, (312) 440-2500,


Refer to Section II of this catalog for Special Admission Requirements for Nursing and Allied Health Programs, and Special Admission and Progression Requirements for Nursing and Allied Health Programs, Dental Assisting Technology.

Campus Location:

Jackson Campus-Nursing/Allied Health Center - 601.376.4810

Summer Session*

Total: 8 SH

**Additional Graduation Requirement: Any student (first-time, transfer, and part-time) who begins at Hinds Fall 2007 and later will be required to take LLS 1312 /RST 1312 /RSV 1312 - Orientation  course in order to graduate from the College. Exception: Orientation credit (1-3 hrs) transferred to Hinds from another college will satisfy our orientation requirement.

Completion Award: Technical Certificate (One Year) 47 SH

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