With the national increase in healthcare-related services and the national shortage of healthcare professionals, the need for dental assistants is growing substantially. CPR certification included during the course at no additional cost. A skills lab is available for hands-on training in an operatory setting.
For students who may have a criminal background, please be advised that the background could keep you from being licensed by the State of Texas. If you have a question about your background and licensure, please check with the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners certification board by calling 1-512-463-6400 to discuss your topic of study to determine if you are qualified to obtain a certificate in that field. You also have the right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the applicable licensing agency.