Remote learning and support services will continue through Summer 2020. [ SEE COVID-19 UPDATES. ]


Dental assisting students at Lakeland will learn interpersonal and technical skills that will prepare them to fill dental assisting jobs. They are mainly responsible for office, administrative and clinical duties. 

Administrative responsibilities can include:

  • telephone triage and scheduling
  • updating and filing patient medical records
  • billing and bookkeeping

Clinical duties may include:

  • taking vital signs and medical histories
  • prepping patients for examination
  • instructing patients (tooth brushing, flossing, etc.)
  • performing chairside during procedures
  • radiography (taking X-rays)
  • mixing dental materials as required by the dentist

Staging Enabled