Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon Portland Community College

Dental Assisting, 1 year certificate

Dental Assisting student working with a patient in the clinic

Award information

Degrees and certificates by number of terms to complete
Award Length Financial aid eligible Currently accepting students?
Certificate: Dental Assisting1 yearLimited entry, see how
to get into this program

Learn more about Dental Assisting »



Course listing for the 2023-2024 catalog year.

DA 110Clinical Procedures I §3
or DA 110A
DA 110B
Clinical Procedures IA Lecture
and Clinical Procedures IB Lecture
DA 111Clinical Procedures I (Lab) §2
or DA 111A
DA 111B
Clinical Procedures IA Lab
and Clinical Procedures IB Lab
DA 112Clinical Procedures II1
DA 113Clinical Procedures II (Lab) §3
DA 114Clinical Procedures III1
DA 115Clinical Procedures Lab III §5
DA 116The Whole Patient - Ethical, Legal, and Medical Implications §2
DA 117Infection Control1
DA 118Expanded Duties I §1
DA 119Expanded Duties II §1
DA 120Dental Radiology I §2
DA 121Dental Radiology I (Lab)2
DA 122Dental Radiology II1
DA 123Dental Radiology II (Lab) §2
DA 125Dental Radiology III (Lab) §2
DA 130Dental Materials I1
DA 131Dental Materials I (Lab) §2
DA 132Dental Materials II §1
DA 133Dental Materials II (Lab) §2
DA 135Dental Materials III (Lab) §2
DA 140AIntegrated Basic Science I2
DA 142Integrated Basic Science III2
DA 150Dental Office Procedures I §2
DA 152Dental Office Procedures II §2
Total Credits45

Course contains Related Instruction and cannot be substituted with another course; Related Instruction details can be viewed here.

Next steps

See how to get into this program.Get started now

Not quite ready to apply?

We can help you get the information you need.