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Dental Assistant Program at Greenville Technical College

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  • FAFSA School Code: 003991
  • Phone: (864) 250-8111

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  • Phone: (864) 250-8109

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  • Phone: (864) 250-8128

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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 has offered the following programs for students:

  • Less Than One Year Certificate
  • Less Than Two-Year Award
  • Students by Academic Level (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Less Than One Year Certificate2
    Less Than Two-Year Award32

    Students by Gender (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Male1
    Female33

    Students by Race (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Black3
    White29
    Unknown2

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: 600
      • Average Hourly Rate: $14.87
      • Average Annual Salary: $30,940

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 = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Spartanburg Community College

Spartanburg, SC
Type: Community College

16 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Dental Assistant (C)
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Tri - County Technical College

Pendleton, SC
Type: Community College

15 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Dental Assistant (C)
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York Technical College

Rock Hill, SC
Type: Community College

15 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Dental Assistant (C)
  • Dental Hygienist (C)
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Aiken Technical College

Graniteville, SC
Type: Community College

20 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Dental Assistant (C)
  • Dental Hygienist (C)
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Midlands Technical College

West Columbia, SC
Type: Community College

19 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Dental Assistant (C)
  • Dental Hygienist (C)
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Florence - Darlington Technical College

Florence, SC
Type: Community College

11 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Dental Assistant (C)
  • Dental Hygienist (C)
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Trident Technical College

Charleston, SC
Type: Community College

17 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Dental Assistant (C)
  • Dental Hygienist (C)
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Horry - Georgetown Technical College

Conway, SC
Type: Community College

10 students completed this program

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