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Dental Assisting

Dental Assisting as a Profession...…

The dental assistant is a responsible and valuable member of the dental health care team. A graduate from the UNC Dental Assisting Program is prepared for employment opportunities in general and specialty dental offices as well as in public health, hospital and dental school clinics. Many of our graduates continue their education to become dental hygienists. The demand for dental assistants currently exceeds the supply. The growth of the dental health field assures an excellent employment outlook for the future.

Class of 2014-2015 Dental Assistants


Dental Assisting Information Session
Starting in September 2015 - to be announced

For more information and directions, email

The UNC Dental Assisting Program is looking for applicants who:

Financial aid is available and no SAT is required for admission. All students pay in-state tuition.


Ms. Lynn Smith
Director, Dental Assisting Program
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
3290 Old Dental Building, CB# 7450
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599-7450

Phone: 919.537.3470


Ms. Stephanie Hyatt
Program Assistant, Dental Assisting
3110 Old Dental Building, CB# 7450
Chapel Hill, NC 27599

Phone: 919.537.3451