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Dental Assisting Schools

So you've decided to pursue a career as a dental assisting. Great! Below is a list of colleges and universities in Michigan offering Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting curriculums. Choose the school that works best for you.

Baker College of Clinton Township

Dental Assisting Program
34401 S. Gratiot Avenue
Clinton Township, MI 48035
586-276-6669
Program Director: Kelly Molloy, RDA, CDA, MS
www.baker.edu

Delta College

1961 Delta Road
Allied Dental Health Programs
University Center, MI 48710
989-686-9565
Program Director: Pam Smith, CDA, RDA, MAT
www.deltatechnicalcollege.com

Programs start in the fall.

Grand Rapids Community College

143 Bostwick St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
616-234-4542
Program Director: Julie Bera, CDA, COA, RDA, MA
www.grcc.edu

Ten-month certification program or two-year Associate Degree program. Program starts in the fall.

Lake Michigan College

Napier Avenue Campus
2755 E. Napier Avenue
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
269-927-8197
Program Director: Julie Uribe, CDA, RDA, RDH, B.S.
www.lakemichigancollege.edu

Flexible open-entry/open-exit program (full-time or part-time) leading to a Certificate and/or Associate Degree. Advanced placement available to those who have passed the Dental Assisting National Board.

Mott Community College

1401 E. Court Street
Flint, MI 48503
810-762-0329
Program Director: Denise Polk, DDS
www.mcc.edu

Programs start in the fall.

Northwestern Michigan College

1701 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI 49686
231-995-1250
Program Director: Alison Collins
www.nmc.edu

Certificate and Associate Degree programs available.

Washtenaw Community College

4800 E. Huron River Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
734-973-3338
Program Director: Kathleen Weber, CDA, RDA, B.A.S.
health.wccnet.edu

Traditional program begins each fall. An advanced placement program, beginning each semester, is available for those dental assistants who have passed the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) CDA exam and are currently employed in a dental office. Program completion leads to a Certificate in Dental Assisting and/or Associate Degree.

Wayne County Community College District

8200 W. Outer Drive
Detroit, MI 48219
313-943-4045
Program Coordinator: JoAnn Buchheister, CDA, RDA, B.S.
www.wcccd.edu

Program starts in the fall. An advanced placement program (PERK) is available for on-the-job trained dental assistants or current CDAs. Up to 20 credits can be earned toward the certificate in dental assisting.

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