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Dental Assisting

Monday, October 19, 2020

Dental Assisting Students

UA-PTC Dental Assisting Program Mission Statement

The dental assisting program provides educational opportunities for students to perform at a high level as a dental assistant to meet the needs of the dentist, patients and their community in the maintenance of dental health and prevention of dental disease.

About Our Program

The dental assisting program is one of two programs accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and is recognized by the State Board of Dental Examiners. The Program is a 9 month program that begins every August 24 for students accepted into the program. It follows the regular school calendar with graduation in May.

There are two options for dental assisting:

The dental assisting program is a day time only program. The program is very rigorous, with students enrolled in 25 hours in the fall semester and 18 hours in the spring. Class times are Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. with clinical hours in the spring following the clinical facility’s hours of operation.

2018-19 Program Level Outcome Reports

For additional information, contact Dental Assisting Program Director Weeda Jones at [email protected] or call (501) 812-2335.

Mailing Address

University of Arkansas - Pulaski Technical College
Dental Assisting Program
3000 West Scenic Drive
North Little Rock, AR 72118

Location: Allied Health Education Center Building, Second Floor