Dental Assisting

Dental Assisting

Program Description
» Perform digital x-rays, chair-side assistance, and explore dental specialties using the latest tools and techniques.
» Deliver high-quality patient care through advanced clinical experiences in dental offices.
» Develop a passion to educate adults and children on the importance of oral health and hygiene.
CAREER FOCUS: Prepared for immediate employment, advanced certifications, and further education
Program Courses
» Oral Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
» Medical and Dental Office Technology
» Dental Radiography
» Dental Technology
 
Certifications & Credentials
» 
Commission on Ohio Dental Assistants Certification (CODA) - Ohio Cert - 12pts
» CPR First Aid - 1pt
 
College Credit Opportunities*
Zane State College - Articulation Agreement 
» HLTH 1050 The Health Care System: Issues & Professions (2h) 
*Note: Qualifications Apply 
 
Career Opportunities
Program Instructor 
 
Instructor: Erica McConaughy
Teaching since:
Teaching at Mid-East since: 2013
Credentials: 2000 Graduate of Monroe Central High School; 2004-Magna Cum Laude Graduate of West Liberty University; Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene (BS, RDH)
Notable Awards/Accomplishments: 2015-2016 Career Tech Instructor of the Year
Hobbies/Interests: Travel, gardening, working out, spending time with friends and family, cooking
Other: Married to Jeff and we have two children, Neil and Natalie, and have a dog and two cats 
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