Tennessee Dental Assistants Schools

In Tennessee, dental assistants fair the best chances for success in getting hired into this field if they earn a certificate. Dental assistant certificates generally last from 9-12 months. There are several Tennessee dental assistant schools. Ensure the school you choose is accredited by the American Dental Association.

Tennessee Dental Assistant Continuing Education Requirements

Dental assistants in Tennessee are issued a two-year license. During each two-year cycle, a dental assistant must fulfill 24 hours of continuing education in subject matter pertaining to dental assistant duties or additional certifications, such as coronal polishing. At least two hours of a dental assistant’s continuing education must be in the area of chemical dependency education. In addition to continuing education hours, a dental assistant must maintain a current CPR card at all times.

Through campus based and online programs, aspiring Dental Assistants in Memphis, Nashville, Knoxville, Chattanooga, Clarksville and Murfreesboro, Tennessee may be able to prepare themselves for the possibility of employment in some of the largest hospitals and healthcare facilities in the state including the Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Memorial Hospital, Jackson-Madison County General Hospital and Nashville's Baptist Hospital.

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            Daymar College , Murfreesboro
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