Expanded Duty Dental Assisting Certificate

Available in Fort Collins, Longmont and Colorado Springs

Enhance Your Career Potential with an Expanded Duty Dental Assisting Certificate

Increase your knowledge base and career potential as a dental assistant with our Expanded Duty Dental Assistant (EDDA) course at IBMC College.

As an Expanded Duties Dental Assistant, you’ll build upon your existing skills so you can take on more responsibilities in dental offices. As a student in our EDDA certification program, you’ll learn in our modern laboratory while using up-to-date equipment. Our learning-by-doing approach places you into real-world training scenarios where you can practice your skills hands on. Small class sizes and our experienced instructors ensure that you get the individual attention you need to be successful. Our Expanded Duty Dental Assistant training program consists of 40 hours that can be completed in as little as three weekends.*

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Details About Program

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Highlights & ObjectivesCourse DescriptionCertifications EarnedCareer Opportunities

This certificate program is good for those seeking continuing education in the field of dental assisting. Students will be trained in the Dental Practice Laws of Colorado, as well as basic dental principles and terminology — giving individuals a strong dental foundation.

For more information, download the course outline and program description: [pdf]

After completing the Expanded Duty Dental Assistant (EDDA) program, IBMC College will award you a certificate of completion.

With this certificate, you may be employed by/as:

  • Dental practice
  • Group practice
  • Public healthcare facility
  • Oral care office, school, or hospital
  • Specialty practices, such as oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthodontics, dentofacial orthopedics, endodontics, periodontics, prosthodontics, and pediatric dentistry.

Read more at: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook.*

*These are national statistics and not geographically assigned. For more information, see IBMC’s Career Services Department.

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To learn more about our EDDA courses in Colorado, request information or schedule a tour by filling out the form above for our Fort Collins, Longmont or Colorado Springs campus today!


*As prescribed, the Expanded Duty Dental Assistant Certificate program can be completed in 3 weeks.

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