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Frequently Asked Questions


If you are interested in Brookdale’s Dental Assistant program, you should contact Scott Shanes at sshanes@brookdalecc.edu or 732-224-2011.


Job Description

Dental assistants have many tasks, ranging from patient care to record keeping, in a dental office. Their duties vary by state and by the dentists’ offices where they work.

Duties typically include:


Dental Assistant

Barbara Keogh, RDA

Learn the entry level skills to enter the exciting and rewarding field of dentistry. Students will learn all areas of the field to be able to work efficiently in a dental environment. They will learn how to work closely with the dentist and hygienist as a member of the team and to assume the overall responsibilities of a dental assistant.

Areas of Study: Introduction to charting, terminology, procedures, materials in all dental specialties and front office management. 72 hours.

Prerequisites: 

Note:Textbook required. An additional fee will be charged to students for class make-up hours. 100% attendance required.

Tues & Wed, Sep 21 – Dec 14, 6:30 pm-9:30 pm, Lincroft Campus
(No class Nov 24)
Fee and Code: $1299, XMEDD 001, textbooks not included (approx. $50) 

Textbooks not included. Click here for the Textbook and Supply list.

No online registration available.

Questions or additional information can be obtained by forwarding any inquiries to CPS Healthcare at 732-224-2007 or email cpshealthcare@brookdalecc.edu 

Please call 732-224-2315 to register.


Due to the current COVID-19 situation, the Dental Radiology program is currently on hold.
For more information regarding upcoming classes please email us at cpshealthcare@brookdalecc.edu.
Please provide your name and phone number and we will get back to you shortly.

Dental Radiologic Technology

This program Is approved by the New Jersey Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners.

Now includes Dental Assisting National Board’s Radiation Health and Safety Examination

The program includes 25 didactic hours, 20 lab hours and a required clinical practicum with competency testing in a dental office that performs intraoral radiographic procedures, using both paralleling and bisecting angle techniques, and has digital x-ray equipment. Students can locate their own dental offices that are willing to provide this clinical experience under the supervision of a licensed dentist, licensed dental hygienist or licensed x-ray technologist. Otherwise, Brookdale will provide potential clinical sites for students. The instructor will provide an explanation of the clinical requirements along with necessary paperwork to be completed by the chosen office.

Students will take the Dental Assisting National Board’s (DANB) Radiation Health and Safety Examination upon successful completion of all components and the return of the radiation badge. At that time a certificate of completion will be issued.
After passing the DANB Radiation Health and Safety Examination, submitting a license application and becoming a New Jersey licensed Dental Radiologic Technologist, you will be permitted to use the credential, LRT (D).

Prerequisites (Instructions to access prerequisite forms will be emailed to you upon registration):

Note: Textbook required. An additional fee will be charged to students for class make-up hours. 100% attendance required.

Click here for more information for Fall scheduling of the Dental Radiology program
Code: XMEDD 002
Textbooks not included. Click here for the Textbook and Supply list.

No online registration available.

For further information email cpshealthcare@brookdalecc.edu.


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