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We offer 469 courses at Northwest Technical College. Select a subject below to get a listing of the courses in that subject. Click on a course to see the description and detailed information about the course. To see when these classes are available to take, please see the Current Class Schedule.

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Dental Courses

DENT 1130

Dental Prac Management

Credits: 1

Description: This course provides the learner with instruction in the principles and applications that are related to the management of a dental office. Emphasis is placed on managing patient records, financial records, third party payments, appointment scheduling, inventory and recall systems. Prerequisite(s): DENT1112, DNAS1112

Credit Breakdown: 1/0/0 (Lecture/Lab/On the job training)


This course should help you gain the following abilities and competencies.


Core Abilities

  1. Demonstrate thinking/active learning skills.
  2. Demonstrate technology skills.


  1. Use dental practice management software
  2. Schedule appointments
  3. Manage patient clinical/account data/records
  4. Show conducive staff/patient communications/rapport

Guidelines for Success


In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Learners are encouraged to register with Learning Services Director in Learning Enrichment Center for assistance with accommodations. It is the Learner's responsibility to voluntarily and confidentially disclose information regarding the nature and extent of a disability. The college cannot assume responsibility for providing accommodations or services to Learners who have not identified themselves as having a qualifying disability.

Last Updated: 2011-05-23
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