DENTAL ASSISTING ::
Welcome to the Arkansas Northeastern College Dental Assisting page!
The Dental Assisting Program at Arkansas Northeastern College is a one year Technical Certificate program designed to train students in the role of dental assisting and upon program completion, perform their duties in all areas of the modern dental office. The program consists of the training necessary to assist the dentist in the dental operatory, the laboratory, and the dental business office. The formal training contains technical knowledge pertaining to dentistry and clinical application of this knowledge. ANC Dental Assisting Program is approved by the Arkansas State Dental Examiners Board and is accredited by the American Dental Association.
The Dental Assisting Program selects a class each year and begins instruction in the Fall Semester according to the ANC Academic Calendar. The Program continues through the following Spring Semester and completes at the end of June or Summer I Term for a total of 10 months of instruction and supervised clinical performance. Students successfully completing the Dental Assisting Program at ANC are qualified to apply and sit for the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) to become a Certified Dental Assistant.
Information Guidelines include information about the programs/options, admission, criteria, curriculum, program costs, and applications.
ASSESSMENT OF STUDENT LEARNING
Lisa Childers, BA, RDA, CDA
Associate Professor and Director of Dental Assisting
Arkansas Northeastern College
2501 South Division Street
Blytheville, Arkansas 72315