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Dental Assisting

Dental Assisting

A Continuing Education Program

Part of Macomb’s Center for Health Careers offered through Workforce and Continuing Education, this program will provide you with the skills you need to become a valued member on a dental health care team. You will learn about chairside techniques, dental and oral anatomy, infection control and the preparation of dental impressions. You will also be introduced to other dental assisting career opportunities that can be obtained through licensure and certification. The program includes both lectures and onsite laboratory instruction.

Top 3 Reasons to Choose Macomb for Dental Assisting

  1. This program can be completed in 16 weeks
  2. Lecture sessions are available online
  3. Complete your training in a dental clinic

Dental Assisting Courses at Macomb

  • Foundations of Dental Assisting
  • Infection Control and Safety in the Dental Workplace
  • Dental Materials
  • Dental and Oral Anatomy

Career Opportunities in Dental Assisting

Macomb has teamed up with Burning Glass Technologies to provide you with the most up-to-date information on the careers that you will be qualified for upon successful completion of this program.

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Career Services

Macomb’s Career Services is your bridge from education to employment. It offers a variety of free resources, including skill and interest assessments, resume building, success workshops, job placement and more.

How do I find out more about the Dental Assisting program?

For more information about the Dental Assisting program at Macomb, contact or 586.445.7161.

What is a Continuing Education Program?

Our Workforce and Continuing Education programs are designed to help you develop in your career, learn a new skill or explore a personal interest. These programs are open enrollment, which means you do not have to fill out an application. These programs are not eligible for financial aid or for academic credit toward an associate degree or related certificate.

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