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Dental Assistant with Clinical Externship Hybrid Online

Pay average is $20.74 per hour ($43,150 per year).

In addition to entry-level administrative jobs, this course is ideal for students interested in pursuing formal dental hygienist program in the future. No discounts apply to this course. (The course tuition includes textbooks, registration fee, certificate, and externship)

Program includes

The history of dentistry and dental assisting
Introduction to the dental office
The legal aspects of dentistry
Policies and guidelines
Introduction to oral anatomy
Dental operatory
Dental equipment I
Introduction to tooth structure
Primary and permanent teeth
The oral cavity and related structures
Proper patient positioning
Dental hand pieces
Sterilization and other areas.


National Certification

This program meets the necessary requirements to take the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) Radiology Health and Safety (RHS) Examination and the Infection Control (ICE) exam.

Program certification: You must complete all required courses listed with a grade of C or better to earn a Lehman Certificate. To request your Lehman Certificate, please email with “Certificate Request” as the subject line.

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Course Schedule and Registration

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