Catalog 2021-2022

Dental Assisting

Student Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the diploma program in Dental Assisting will be able to complete the following tasks:

  • Perform current entry-level dental assisting skills.
  • Use critical thinking skills.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of dental specialties, dental management, and being a member of the dental team.
  • Pass the dental assisting national board examination/certification and the Georgia expanded functions certification.
  • Demonstrate the personal and professional ethics and interpersonal skills that are expected in the workplace.

Graduates of the TCC program in Radiology/EFDA Cert Dental Assisting will be able to complete the following tasks:

  • Understand fundamentals of Radiology and Radiation Safety.
  • Understand radiographic anatomy and interpretation.
  • Understand itraoral and xtraoral radiographic techniques.
  • Quality assurance techniques.
  • Perform expanded duties a prescribed by Georgia Law.