Dental Health Technology

Get the root of your education in Dental Assisting. By coming to SUN Tech you will be prepared with a variety of hands-on experiences and practical clinical training that will lead to careers as a Dental Assistant and other dental auxiliaries.

As a dental assistant you will learn to prepare patients for treatment, sterilize instruments, practice infection control, prepare materials, and make study models from impressions.  You will also be exposed to digital x-ray technology and provide chairside assisting with a local dentist to gain clinical experience.

What’s in it for you:  By completing this program you will obtain leading edge training in the following areas:

  • Earn advanced college level education by participating in dual enrollment through Harrisburg Area Community College to gain an impressive 12 credits.
  • Students will participate in a clinical rotation to gain valuable skills, procedures, and patient care for all aspects of the dental profession.
  • It also prepares students to take the Pennsylvania Radiology Registration examination through the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB).
  • Prepare for emergency situations and health-related experiences.
  • Obtain CPR/AED and First Aid Certification.
  • Follow OSHA and CDC guidelines for dental professions so that your skills will be current and up to date.
  • Target employability skills that will lead to family sustaining wages.