Program of Study

Instruction includes biomedical sciences, dental sciences, clinical sciences and clinical practice. Students will gain knowledge in infection/hazard control, radiography, dental materials, preventive dentistry and clinical procedures.


Additional Information

Careers Available

Dental Office Administration, Dental Assistant in one of several dental specialties, Dental Laboratory Technician, careers in Public Health and professional Education.

Recommended Courses and Skills

High school biology, high school algebra, (or equivalent college level courses) are required for acceptance into this program.

Helpful Personal Attributes

Team player, strong communication and interpersonal skills, attention to detail, empathy, compassion for others and good dexterity of hands.

Program Offerings

Program Credential Level Offered Code
Dental Assisting Diploma Day D45240

Program Contact

If you would like additional information about the Dental Assisting Diploma Program, contact Kelly Cook CDA, RDH, MSPH, Program Coordinator, at 336.734.7447 or kcook@forsythtech.edu.