Dental Sciences

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Dental Sciences Program

Dental Sciences is a three-term program accredited by the Commission on Dental Sciences which provides you with the opportunity to attain the knowledge and skills necessary to work in a dental clinic or dental office.

Upon completion of the program, you will be prepared to provide basic support under the supervision of a licensed dentist or dental hygienist. Instruction occurs in classrooms, laboratories and dental clinics. The program also prepares you for state certifications in dental radiographs, pit and fissure sealants, coronal polishing, and topical fluoride application.

This program also prepares you for your Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) Exam.

Credit for Prior Learning (CPL)

If you have a valid a New Mexico Radiation Health and Safety Certificate, are a certified Dental Assistant, or a Registered Dental Hygienist you can receive credit for courses towards the Dental Sciences programs by filling out the form below: