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DENTAL ASSISTING


Students must master all of the tasks to complete the program successfully. This program prepares students to assist the dentist at the chair side in thedental operatory, perform reception and clerical functions, and selected laboratory work. In addition, the student will gain skills required for direct patient care such as taking x-rays and impressions, preventive education, and nutritional counseling.

Note: Students must be age 18 before enrolling in DEA 125 & DEA 131, as directed by the Colorado Board of Dental Examiners Rule & Regulations. Simulated clinical situations are practiced prior to actual clinical assignments. Clinical assignments will include work in a variety of private dental offices and clinics.

Accreditation
The Commission on Dental Accreditation has determined the Dental Assisting program’s accreditation status to be “approved without reporting requirements”. Upon successful completion, the student will qualify to enroll in the Expanded Duty Dental Assisting Program offered here at Pickens Technical College.

  • The following certificates may be earned:
  • Dental Assisting Certificate

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Instructor Chuck Lee

YEARS TEACHING: 2010-Present

YEARS IN INDUSTRY: 1982-Present

INDUSTRY BACKGROUND:
Dr. Lee attended the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine from 1982-1986.
He was in private practice from 1986-2009.He has been teaching at Pickens Technical College since 2012.


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