Expanded Function Dental Assisting

Expanded Function Dental Assisting

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

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.

Why YTI?

Instructors
At YTI, you're taught by instructors who have actually worked in the field - so you benefit from their real-world knowledge.

Scholarship Opportunities
YTI has several High School Scholarship opportunities available at our York and Lancaster campuses.

Job Placement Assistance
While employment is not guaranteed, our Career Services Department networks with prospective employers to match businesses that have employment needs with YTI graduates suited for those positions.