• Practice Dentoforms
    Practice Dentoforms

    Dentoforms are used to train students by simulating conditions they will encounter in practice.

  • Mirror & Periodontal Probe
    Mirror & Periodontal Probe

    Students use a Mirror and Periodontal Probe for disease assessment.

  • Infection Control
    Infection Control

    Students learn to use Dental Dam to reduce contamination during procedures.

  • Instruments

    DATC Students learn Instruments in order to effectively assist the Dentist when chairside assisting.

  • Radiographs

    Students learn to take Radiographs that are consistent in order to help the Dentist with diagnosis and treatment plans.

  • CPR

    As part of the DATC Dental Assistant I Program, Students become American Red Cross Certified in CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers.

  • Dental Office Operatory
    Dental Office Operatory

    Students learn about the Dental Operatory Set-up, Infection Control using Barriers and about the Dental Unit.

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

    As part of the OSHA and Infection Control, Students learn about PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) for them and for the patient.  Using barriers and wearing the proper protective items keeps everyone safe.

  • Impressions

    Students learn how to make good first impressions, In and Out of the operatory.

  • Curing Light
    Curing Light

    DATC Students learn how to use and what procedures require Curing Lights.

  • Dental Specialities
    Dental Specialities

    DATC Students learn from local area dental specialists.

Application for Admission

An application for admission form can be found attached to the end of the DATC Student Handbook. A form also can be found in PDF format by clicking the application link.


For students seeking admission DATC requires receipt, sent via the US Postal Service, of the following:

  1. A completed application form.
  2. Official transcripts sent directly from the issuing authority (high school or GED, and college, if attended)
  3. An essay written by the applicant describing the reasons for choosing the field of dental assisting and the contributions that he or she will bring to the profession.
  4. A nonrefundable application fee of $50.


An application is complete when DATC has received all of the items listed above. DATC will notify applicants within ten (10) business days of receipt of the completed application.


If you have any questions regarding admission, please call the office at 336.223.6080.

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