FCTC celebrates Dental Assistant Week
First Coast Technical College will observe Dental Assistants Recognition Week, March 3-9, to appreciate those pursuing a career in the dental field.
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Average Annual Salary $34,140
(Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2010)
Dental supply companies
Dental related business offices
Prosthetic and denture production
Oral surgery offices
The Dental Assisting Student is trained in subject areas such as history, ethics, infection control practices, digital radiology techniques, expanded functions and emerging trends and practices in dentistry as well as, preventive dentistry, head and neck anatomy, anatomy and physiology and tooth morphology. The student will have hands on learning experience in our onsite dental lab, as well and practicum externships in various dental offices in the area. There they will have the opportunity to explore potential employment and areas of dental practice they would like to pursue.
Upon graduating from the FCTC Dental Assisting Program the student will be able to perform different types of patient care, office and laboratory duties. The student will be able to assist the dentist and other dental auxiliary to provide more efficient dental treatment.
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Financial Aid Available to those who qualify