Dental Office Management

Course Overview

Course Code: DNTA-140

Department: Dental Assisting

Credit Hours: 2.00

Textbook Information: Bookstore website

Business skills needed to function successfully as a dental secretary/office manager will be explored. Written skills (appointment book, accounts receivable and payable, fee collection, and recording) will be stressed. Proper bookkeeping (check writing, statement reconciliation, petty cash, etc.) will be explained and practiced. Prepaid dental care plans, payment plans, and necessary forms will be discussed. Effective oral and written communication with the public will be stressed. The student will receive computer experience using dental software programs. Knowledge and mastery of these procedures will enable the student to assist in the operation of an efficient dental office. Prerequisite: Successful completion of all fall semester DNTA courses.

Course Schedule


Term: Spring 2025

Section Name: DNTA-140-MC01D

Location: Main Campus

Available Seats: 15

Faculty Name: L. Schmidt

Min Credits: 2.00


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