Lone Star College Dental Assistant Certificate is a great pathway to an exciting career. Dental assistants fulfill a wide variety of roles that include: preparing patients for dental procedures, ensuring the sterility of the dental environment, assisting dentist during procedures by providing tools and materials, working with suppliers to schedule deliveries, helping patients schedule appointments, educating patients on proper oral health, and taking patient x-rays. Prepares for the Registered Dental Exam required by Texas State Board of Dental Examiners.
Students are required to successfully pass a background check. Also, regulations require that students complete the Hepatitis B immunization series prior to the first day of class. This immunization series takes 6 months to complete.
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