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Dental Assisting

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Dental Assistants perform a variety of patient, office, and laboratory duties. During appointments, you will hand dentists instruments and assist with routine procedures. Prepare instruments and materials, update health and dental records, instruct patients on post-operative and general oral-health care, and take impressions. You will spend a minimum of 300 hours assisting dentists in real clinic situations. You will take courses to earn state certifications in Radiation, Nitrous Oxide, Sealants, and Coronal Polish, as well as take the National Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) examination. This is a CODA Accredited Program.

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Steps to Apply

  1. Apply Online
  2. Follow instructions in application confirmation email.
  3. Review Application Booklet
  4. Review Information Session Presentation
Completion of the application does not constitute admission to Moore Norman Technology Center. All applicants will receive written notification once the status of their application has been determined.


  • Online applications must be submitted by April 30, 2021. 
  • All items on the requirement checklist must be submitted no later than noon, May 14, 2021.

Application Booklet

PDF of Dental Assistant Application Booklet

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