Dental Assisting

Dental Assisting PSAV 
A degree in dental assisting offers many career options. In addition to assisting the dentist during a variety of procedures, other expanded duties are assigned to the Florida dental assistant such as exposing and processing radiographs, fabricating temporary crowns, and taking impressions for study models. The duties of a dental assistant are among the most comprehensive and varied in the dental office. The dental assistant performs many tasks requiring both interpersonal and technical skills.Dental assistants work with dentists during a variety of procedures. Learn skills such as processing X-rays, fabricating temporary crowns, placing sealants, and polishing teeth. Graduates must pass the Dental Assisting National Board Examination to earn the Certified Dental Assisting (CDA) designation. This is a one-year program. 

  • Dental Assisting Contact Information 
    Connie Reed, Dental Assisting Program Manager 
    Dale Mabry Campus, DM Library 102A, (813) 253-7279
    Email: creed17@hccfl.edu

In accordance with US Department of Education Guidelines IV-O, Title VI: 34 C.F.R. § 100.6 (d) this notice shall serve to advise students, parents, employees and the general public that all Career and Technical Education opportunities offered by Hillsborough Community College will be available to all students regardless of  race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or against any qualified individual with disabilities.

During the academic year, HCC shall offer the following Career and Technical opportunities, as described online at www.hccfl.edu/careers/degrees-and-certificates/psav.aspx. HCC’s admission and criteria for selection in career and technical education programs do not restrict any  race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or against any qualified individual with disabilities from participation in the HCC career programs.