Dental Careers

Welcome to our Dental Careers Program,

This program addresses dentistry from the perspective of a Dentist, Hygienist, Assistant, and Lab Technician. Emphasis is placed on the clinicals and lab environment, equipment/instrument identification, oral anatomy, and sterilization. Additionally, students work towards obtaining a National Entry Level Dental Assistant Certification, radiography license, and a Dental X-Ray License. Students can also earn certifications for: CPR, AED/First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens and HIPPA Training.

High School Credit:

5203 Dental Careers I

5274 Medical Terminology

5204 Dental Careers II   

4 credits per semester, Counts as a Directed Elective or Elective for the General, Core 40, Core 40 with Academic Honors and Core 40 with Technical Honors diplomas.

Dual Credit Courses

DENT 115 Preclinical Practice
DENT 124 Preventive and Nutrition
HIMT 110 Medical Terminology for Allied Health


CPR, AED/First Aid
NELDA Certification
Blood borne Pathogens

Dual Credit Institution

Ivy Tech

Dental Students Visit Cluster Baker

These three students from the Dental Careers Program went to Custer Baker last week to teach seventh and eighth graders about different jobs in dentistry and opportunities at Central Nine.

Dental Careers Gallery

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