Dental Assisting Technology


This Dental Assisting Technology program prepares students to become members of a health care team in a dental setting. The course includes theory with demonstrations and classroom instruction. Students receive supervised experience performing procedures using study models, mannequins, and other simulated methods. Students are required to complete three months of supervised experience in a clinical setting—assisting procedures on dental patients in a dental office.


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 8 Months
Clock Hours 864
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate
Total Tuition/Fees $2,746.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,832.65

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Dental Sterilization Technician432Certificate
Dental Assistant864Certificate

Deadline for Summer 2024 Class, which begins May 2, 2024, is April 12, 2024.
Please click link below to print application packet.

Dental Assisting Technology Entrance Packet 2024

Campus Locations

Covington Branch Campus
1600 U.S. Highway 51 South
Covington, TN 38019


First Trimester: 
Worker Characteristic
Professional Orientation
Anatomy & Physiology
Dental Anatomy
Head & Neck
Embryology & Histology
Micro & Sterilization
Oral Diagnosis
Prevention & Nutrition
Office Emergencies
Operative I
Psychology & Communication
Second Trimester: 
Worker Characteristic
Dental Materials I
Dental Materials II
Radiology I
Radiology II
Operative II
Operative III
Ethics & Jurisprudence

Books and Supplies Lists


Teresa Cantrell
Teresa Cantrell, B.S.

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