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Dental Assistant Program at Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC)

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  • FAFSA School Code: 002915
  • Phone: (704) 330-2722

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Dental Assistant Program

The dental assistant program at Central Piedmont Community College prepares students for a career in a dental office, dental supply manufacturer, hospital dental department, or insurance company. The program focuses on preparing patients and equipment for dental procedures, and office administrative functions. Program courses include: medical record-keeping, general office duties, reception and patient intake, scheduling, equipment maintenance and sterilization, basic radiography, pre and post-operative patient care and instruction, chairside assisting, taking tooth and mouth impressions, and supervised practice. Get more details below including other North Carolina colleges that offer dental assistant program.

The Dental Assistant program at Central Piedmont Community College is accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation since 1964.

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Students Enrolled in the Dental Assistant Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Central Piedmont Community College offers a less than two-year award program in dental assistant.

Students by Gender (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Male0
Female22

Students by Race (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Black2
Hispanic1
White9
Unknown10

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Dental Assistant program at CPCC, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

  • Description:

    Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.

Dental Assistants

  • Description:

    Assist dentist, set up equipment, prepare patient for treatment, and keep records.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, dental assistants employment is expected to grow at a rate of 30.8% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC
      • Total Employment: 1,430
      • Average Hourly Rate: $19.04
      • Average Annual Salary: $39,600

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Dental Assistant Programs in North Carolina

Dental Assistant programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Rowan - Cabarrus Community College

Salisbury, NC
Type: Community College

10 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Dental Assistant (C)
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Montgomery Community College

Troy, NC
Type: Community College

6 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Dental Assistant (C)
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Western Piedmont Community College

Morganton, NC
Type: Community College

10 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Dental Assistant (C)
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Wilkes Community College

Wilkesboro, NC
Type: Community College

14 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Dental Assistant (C)
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Forsyth Technical Community College

Winston Salem, NC
Type: Community College

13 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Dental Assistant (C)
  • Dental Hygienist (C)
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Guilford Technical Community College

Jamestown, NC
Type: Community College

16 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Dental Assistant (C)
  • Dental Hygienist (C)
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Central Carolina Community College

Sanford, NC
Type: Community College

11 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Dental Assistant (C)
  • Dental Hygienist (C)
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Asheville - Buncombe Technical Community College

Asheville, NC
Type: Community College

24 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Dental Assistant (C)
  • Dental Hygienist (C)
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Alamance Community College

Graham, NC
Type: Community College

30 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Dental Assistant (C)
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Fayetteville Technical Community College

Fayetteville, NC
Type: Community College

20 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Dental Assistant (C)
  • Dental Hygienist (C)