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Dental Programs Continuing Education Non-Credit Courses

Rio Salado College offers non-credit online and hybrid courses that provide continuing education hours for the registered dental hygienist and dental assistant. An observation course is also available for the prospective dental hygiene student.

Available Courses

Continuing Education Courses Benefits

  • Start any Monday
  • Online accessibility
  • In-person labs for hands-on training (CRPTR, ITRTR and RADTR)
  • Prepares the dental assistant for the Dental Assisting National Board exams for AZ certification dental x-rays and coronal polishing in the dental office (CRP, CRPTR, RAD and RADTR)
  • ITRDH and ITRTR courses meets the Arizona State Board of Dentistry’s requirement for dental hygienists to place interim therapeutic restorations.

What They are Saying

“I liked the course because I was able to proceed at my own pace. It was a great refresher and help me remember the little things that were forgotten over the years. I really enjoyed this course. I feel that the way the course is set is great!” – Recent CRP-Coronal Polishing student

More Information

Contact the Dental Programs department for more information about continuing education courses. 

Contact: Patricia Price
Email: patricia.price@riosalado.edu
Phone: 480-517-8746.