A completed Caregiver Background Check is required prior to registration into the Dental Assistant program. Please note: drug testing may also be required by clinical sites. There are fees associated with these tasks. For more information, please make an appointment with your Program Advisor if you are interested in taking the Dental Assistant program.
Note: All Dental Assistant students should be aware that the field they are entering does have some special occupational hazards, including potential radiation exposure and contact with infectious disease, including AIDS and Hepatitis. Students will receive instruction in radiation safety and standard precautions regarding the use of protective equipment to reduce the risk of blood and body fluid exposures.