Unitek College Dental Assisting Program
The Unitek College Dental Assisting program provides a strong foundation in the skills and experience needed to succeed as a Dental Assistant. Courses cover all aspects of dental assisting, including infection control and sterilization techniques, handling medical emergencies, taking dental X-rays, making impressions, and the use of dental instruments. Topics also include oral evacuation, fixed prosthodontics, pharmacology and pain control, preventative dentistry, assisting with oral surgery, and tray setups. The curriculum combines in-class instruction, hands-on skills lab and 200 hours of supervised externship. The Dental Assisting program at Unitek College is approved by the Dental Board of California for Registered Dental Assistant Applicants.