Basic Dental Assisting (Part-time evening)


Dental Assistants are trained to sit with the dentist to work on and assist the dentist with live patients. During the course of this special industry program, you will learn the basic principles of dental instruments, dental materials, and office procedures. You will also learn what is expected of a dental assistant. TCAT Pulaski strives to provide technical instruction and skill development to enable our students to become successful dental assistants. Upon successful completion of this special industry program, our students will receive a Basic Dental Assistant certificate.  As a registered dental assisting program through the Tennessee Board of Dentistry, students successfully completing are eligible to apply to become a Registered Dental Assistant. This unique learning experience allows our students to also obtain interpersonal skills essential for career success and advancement.

This program is a 7-8 month program or 175 hours.  




Information Detail
Time Commitment Part Time
Typical Program Length 8 Months
Clock Hours 175
Class Type Night
Credentials Certificate
Total Tuition/Fees $1,075.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $200.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Basic Dental Assistant certificate175Certificate

Campus Locations

Main Campus
P.O. Box 614
1233 East College Street
Pulaski, TN 38478

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