The Chairside Dental Hygiene Assistant program is open to secondary students. Students must meet the following additional program requirements:
Pass DATC Admissions Tests in reading, language, spelling, typing, and computer skills (operating system, e-mail, word processing, spreadsheets, and electronic presentations) at the program required levels of competency.*
Complete a physical exam performed by a physician and provide documentation of all required vaccinations.
Complete a Dental Assisting Program Application.
*In most cases, students who need assistance with these skills can be enrolled in Skill Development classes either before starting their training program or concurrently while enrolled in the program.