Dental Assistant Program at Greenville Technical College

Also known as Greenville Tech

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Dental Assistant Program

The dental assistant program at Greenville Technical 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 South Carolina colleges that offer dental assistant program.

The Dental Assistant program at Greenville Tech is accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation for more than 49 years.

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Students Enrolled in the Dental Assistant Program

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

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male0
Female36

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Asian1
Black2
White32
Unknown1

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Dental Assistant program at Greenville Technical College, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

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

  • Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC
    • Total Employment: 550
    • Average Hourly Rate: $17.63
    • Average Annual Salary: $36,660

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 South 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 = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Spartanburg Community College

Spartanburg, SC
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 12 students completed this program

Programs

  • Dental Assistant (C)

Tri - County Technical College

Pendleton, SC
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 18 students completed this program

Programs

  • Dental Assistant (C)

York Technical College

Rock Hill, SC
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 15 students completed this program

Programs

  • Dental Assistant (C)
  • Dental Hygienist (C)

Medix School - Fortis College

Columbia, SC
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 33 students completed this program

Programs

  • Dental Assistant (C,A)

Aiken Technical College

Graniteville, SC
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 13 students completed this program

Programs

  • Dental Assistant (C)
  • Dental Hygienist (C)

Midlands Technical College

West Columbia, SC
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 18 students completed this program

Programs

  • Dental Assistant (C)
  • Dental Hygienist (C)

Florence - Darlington Technical College

Florence, SC
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 9 students completed this program

Programs

  • Dental Assistant (C)
  • Dental Hygienist (C)

Trident Technical College

Charleston, SC
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 15 students completed this program

Programs

  • Dental Assistant (C)
  • Dental Hygienist (C)

Horry - Georgetown Technical College

Conway, SC
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 12 students completed this program

Programs

  • Dental Assistant (C)
  • Dental Hygienist (C)

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