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Dental Program

Offered at: Larimer

FRCC's Dental program provides an excellent education that prepares students to become a contributing member of the dental profession and meet the needs of diverse populations.  Choose from two options: the Dental Assisting Certificate or our Dental Hygiene prerequisites program.


Dental Assisting

46 credits
(2 semesters)

This Dental Assisting certificate program prepares students to assist dentists in all aspects of dental treatment. You will graduate with skills in office management, clinical assisting, laboratory procedures, dental radiography and infection control.

The program includes courses at the Larimer Campus and clinical experiences at sites in northern Colorado. The Front Range Dental Clinic, staffed by licensed dentists and dental hygienists, is located on the FRCC campus and offers an additional clinical experience.

FRCC’s dental assistant program is nationally accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association.

Dental Assisting certificate: See required courses and descriptions.


Complete this Program at No Cost to You!
This program is now available at zero cost thanks to Care Forward Colorado.



Dental Hygiene Prerequisites 

Are you interested in becoming a dental hygienist? Now, you can take your prerequisites at FRCC. 

Get information on taking dental hygiene prerequisites at FRCC > 

Additional Scholarship Opportunity

Students that live in Larimer County and enroll in this program may also be eligible for scholarship funding to help pay for tuition, fees and other expenses from the Larimer County Economic & Workforce Development (LCEWD) department. 


* Degree with designation