TO PREPARE INDIVIDUALS TO ENTER THE HEALTH CARE INDUSTRY AS
COMPETENT, ENTRY-LEVEL HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS.
Instruction includes patient records, legal and ethical issues affecting the dental profession, and the study of the head and neck anatomy, tooth identification and morphology, dental terminology, infection control and instrumentation. Chair-side procedures practiced in the classroom, lab, and at dental offices include digital and manual x-rays, impressions, study models, dental charting, suctioning, and passing instruments.
Per Hour (OK Salary Ranges)
2020 Oklahoma salary ranges were obtained from O*Net OnLine
Traci Gosney is a product of Autry Technology Center’s Dental Assisting program and has been teaching at Autry Tech since 2008. She has an associate’s degree from Northern Oklahoma College and a bachelor’s degree in Career and Technical Education from Oklahoma State University. She is an active advisor of the local HOSA organization.
CAREERS AVAILABLE IN THE INDUSTRY:
- Dental offices/clinics
- Specialty dental practices
- Dental colleges
- Dental laboratories
- Military dental clinics
LICENSURE / CERTIFICATIONS:
- Dental Assistant Permit (Oklahoma Board of Dentistry/Oklahoma Dental Foundation)
- Radiation Safety Course Certificate
- American Heart Association-BLS Healthcare Provider CPR
- American Heart Association-BLS Healthcare Provider First Aid
EXPLORE RELATED PROGRAMS:
STEPS TO APPLY
CONTACT A CAREER COUNSELOR AFTER RECEIVING A CONFIRMATION EMAIL.
A CAREER COUNSELOR WILL ADVISE ENROLLMENT OPTIONS.
WHERE TO APPLY
AUTRY TECHNOLOGY CENTER
1201 W. WILLOW ROAD
ENID, OK 73703
AVAILABLE TO HELP PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS EXPLORE CAREER CHOICES.
STOP BY OR CALL 580.242.2750
TO DISCUSS OPPORTUNITIES.