Dental assistants greatly enhance the efficiency of the dentist in the delivery of oral health care. The program offers a balance of academic, laboratory, and clinical experiences to prepare the student to work in this rapidly changing field. Dental Assistants provide instrument transfer during dental treatment, take radiographs (x-rays), prepare dental materials, casts, and impression trays. They educate patients in dental health care, maintain patient records, and sterilize dental instruments. Class includes 90 hours of theory and lab. A completed application packet and non-refundable deposit are required. See prerequisites tab for application details. If you need additional assistance, please contact our office at (580) 310-2248. The listed price reflects the in-district course cost. Students not living in a career tech district must pay twice the fee listed for this course. Out-of-district cities include (but are not limited to): Konawa, Mill Creek, Ravia, Coleman, Milburn, Tishomingo, Kingston, Madill, and Turner.
Register online. A detailed student application packet, which includes instructions/forms and financial assistance information will be emailed. A completed application packet and $100 non-refundable deposit is due to maintain your pre-enrollment status. Packet requirements include: • Valid Driver’s License or Government issued photo ID • Social Security Card • High School Diploma, GED, or College Transcript • OSBI Criminal History Report issued within 6 months of class start date • Two (2) Negative TB Test results within 6 months of class start date OR (1) TB Gold negative test (chest x-ray if unable to take the TB test or test result is positive) • Vaccine Records Confirming: MMR 1, MMR 2, Hepatitis B Series (3), Varicella 1 and 2 • 10 Panel Drug Screen • Current Influenza Vaccine. Submit completed packets to the BIS Short-Term Training Department at Building Entrance C. Upon acceptance, payment is due in full and no later than two (2) weeks prior to class start date.