Today’s dental professionals provide efficient, safe and comfortable care for their patients. Duties include four-handed dentistry, infection control and common laboratory and business procedures as well as possessing good patient management skills.

The Dental Assisting program at WCC:

  • Is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation.
    • Following completion of this Commission on Dental Accreditation accredited program students are eligible for the following:
      • Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) licensure in Michigan
        (Only graduates of an American Dental Association accredited Dental Assisting program are eligible to take the MI RDA licensing exam)
      • Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) credential through the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB)
      • Expose dental radiographs in the State of Michigan
  • Has a distance-learning program for on-the-job trained dental assistants that extends to the Upper Peninsula
  • Offers affordable tuition and payment options
  • Has expert faculty with superior skills
  • Boasts an on-site dental clinic
  • The program offers convenient and easy access for all dental assisting students in Michigan, even in the most remote areas.

Accredited Program

WCC’s Dental Assisting program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association, 211 East Chicago Ave., Chicago, Illinois 60611 (312-440-4653;

Program Director

Tina Sprague, CDA, RDA, BS