Dental Assisting

 Dental Assisting

The Dental Assistant program prepares you for a career that blends both interpersonal and technical skills. As a Dental Assistant, you provide patient care, assist the dentist at chair side, take x-rays, and perform laboratory/clinical as well as office management duties. The College offers a two-year program with a one-year certificate option. Upon completion, graduates are eligible for national certification.


National Certification is obtained by sitting for the Dental Assisting National Board Exam. Graduates of the program are eligible to sit for the Certification Exam immediately after graduation. 


For More Information Contact:

Lourdes Garduno, DDS
Program Coordinator

(915) 831-4065



Salary Range
El Paso: $31,800 
State of TX: $36,260

Career Ladder Mobility
Certificate of Completion A.A.S. Dental School

Duration of program
1 year – Certificate of Completion
2 year - Associate Program

Course Syllabi
Search by Course Prefix: DNTA

 Program Information Guide