Dental Assisting

A successful career in dental assisting is dependent upon a good academic foundation, a pleasing personality and dedication to the concept of patient care.

The Dental Assisting Program at the UAB School of Dentistry is designed to provide the educational background and training essential for graduates to become proficient in the execution of their duties and knowledgeable about the delivery of dental health care. While rotating through clinics within the dental school and in private dental offices, dental assisting students have the opportunity to assist with an extensive variety of patient procedures. Upon completion of their curriculum, students will have completed approximately 500 hours of patient treatment. Dental assisting faculty and dental faculty provide lectures and clinical supervision for the assisting students.

Upon successful completion of studies, graduates will receive a certificate of completion issued by the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry. The Dental Assisting Program is fully approved by the Board of Dental Examiners of Alabama.

Dental Assisting

School of Dentistry
University of Alabama at Birmingham
1919 7th Avenue S, SDB Box 39
Birmingham, AL 35294-0007
Telephone: 205.934.5234
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