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Expanded Function Dental Assisting

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Expanded Function Dental Assistants play an important role in any successful dental practice.

As a vital link between patient and doctor, the Expanded Function Dental Assistant is responsible for many technical duties such as, placing restorations, sealants, coronal polishing and fluoride application.

At YTI Career Institute, students get hands-on training in industry modeled, real-world labs that are fully equipped with up-to-date equipment. Students also practice and gain experience during an externship. The many career opportunities in this growing field will keep you smiling!

Program Details

  • Program offered at YTI-Lancaster
  • Program length: 6 months
  • Credits: 8
  • Graduates earn a Diploma

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Students requesting admission to the Expanded Function Dental Assisting program must submit a verification letter from employer stating that they have worked as a chairside assistant for a minimum of 2 years or proof of current CDA certification. Submit proof of current CPR certification (Health Care Providers); submit proof of current Radiology certification; and submit verification of Hepatitis B vaccination.


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“ I felt completely prepared entering into my new career. YTI taught us everything we needed to know to enter into the Dental Assisting field. ”
~ Stacey, YTI Graduate