Bay College West Campus Offers Dental Assistant Training Program for Fall


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Bay College West Campus, in collaboration with the John Fornetti Dental Center, is offering a Dental Assistant Training Program from September 8 through November 5, 2022. This nine-week, 85-hour program consists of lectures on Mondays from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  CT at the Bay College West Campus, and clinicals every Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to noon CT at the John Fornetti Dental Center. The cost is $2,500 per person and individuals must register by Thursday, August 11, 2022.

Upon completion, participants will receive a Michigan Dental Assistant Radiography Certificate, CPR/ First Aid/ AED certification, and a Certificate of Completion in Dental Assisting.  Meghan Olson, a Registered Dental Hygienist, and Paula Wender, a Registered Dental Assistant, of the John Fornetti Dental Center lead this program.

Students will be coached on all aspects of General Dental assisting, including dental specialties, and a variety of duties that are essential for a career in Dental Assisting.  Students will receive hands on training in all equipment and instrumentation with the most current methods.  They will also receive job interview coaching and upon request, a recommendation letter describing their training and experience.  To register visit For more information or questions, call Bay West Campus at 906-302-3000.