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Dental Training Courses

Lake Area Tech Corporate Ed offers Dental Training Courses designed to proved the dental professional additional training and continuing education units. 

Dental Workshops

The Lake Area Tech Dental Assisting program hosts a fall workshop and a spring workshop for dental health teams. Continuing Ed credits apply. Watch this page for topic details and registration information. 

Home Study Dental Radiology Continuing Education

The programs consist of radiology safety and x-ray production. All programs consist of a CD and a worksheet. After completing the program, a short quiz is taken and returned to the school and then a certificate will be sent out. Each section is $30 and is approved by the SD Board of Dentistry for 1 hour of credit. Email Nicole Pahl at nicole.pahl@lakeareatech.edu to have packets sent to you.

Registration Fee: $30

Intro to Basic Concepts in Dental Radiology

  • Dates: TBD for 2024
  • Time: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Location: Lake Area Tech Dental Assisting Program Area
  • Fee: $425 per participant

Find more info and class registration here.

Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) – Verification of Skills

Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
  • Dates: Upcoming Courses TBD
  • Contact Amy Meadors at amy.meadors@lakeareatech.edu or 1-605-882-5284 ext. 378 for more information.
  • Location: Lake Area Tech Dental Assisting Program Areaplease note the Dental Assisting program is now under construction.
  • Fee: $2,000

This course has been approved by the South Dakota Board of Dentistry, to satisfy the educational requirement leading to “verification of competency.” There is no diploma with this program and no transcripts for the course. This course is not transferrable to other states or schools.

1. Students must complete the online modules with 80% or better competency prior to the hands-on portion on campus. Completion of the entire course is required for a verification of competency. See Qualifications and Requirements link below.

2. Reopened exams and retakes are granted, however, there will be a $100.00 fee per reopened exam and/or retakes granted. Students will not be allowed to move onto next module until previous module has been passed. See Qualifications and Requirements link below.

If you have any questions please contact Amy Meadors at amy.meadors@lakeareatech.edu or 1-605-882-5284, ext. 378