ENGLEWOOD — The Miami Valley Career Technology Center (MVCTC) recently had 12 dental assistant students pass their Ohio Certified Dental Assistant test. The two-year program at MVCTC prepares students to take the test in October of their senior year of high school.
To prepare for the test, Industry personnel come to the school and administer a clinical test during which the students are scored and also receive constructive feedback. This finalizes their preparation for the clinical and radiology sections of the test. They review a study guide to prepare for the written portion of the exam which includes around four hundred questions. If they pass all three sections of the exam they become a Certified Ohio Dental Assistant (CODA). This credential also puts them on the “short path” to receiving their radiology license as well as other benefits.
The following MVCTC students passed all three sections at the October exam:
• Ashlyn Allen (Preble-Shawnee)
• Bayley Boston (Brookville)
• Makena Brinley (National Trail)
• Madeline Durham (Eaton)
• Alexis Eakes (Tri-County North)
• Alivia Falldorf (Eaton)
• Lauren Lee (Brookville)
• Aleesha Mestemaker (Ansonia)
• Haley Robinson (Arcanum)
• Taylor Tucker (Tri-County North)
• Bailey Williams (Northridge)
• Aubrey Zunk-Sullivan (Miamisburg)