Dental Assisting and Dental Hygiene Boot Camp

Dates for 2018-19: 

Friday, March 29, 2019 - CANCELED - Due to Dental Hygiene Clinic Renovations, the Spring 2019 and Summer 2019 dates have been canceled for Boot Camp.  No additional Dates have been set for 2019-2020, as we are not sure when the renovations will be complete.

Time:     8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Cost:        $75  (Deadline one week ahead of Camp Date) - Cost is non-refundable and non-transferable

Location: Perry Health Sciences Campus—Exact room will be sent via an e-mail confirmation one week ahead of camp

Confirmation:  An e-mail will be sent one week before the course to all participants with additional information and the specific location. 

Registration:  The Registration Form can be submitted two months ahead of the Boot Camp date. 

Registration Form

Exploring the dental field? This is the perfect opportunity to have a hands-on experience with Dental Assisting and Dental Hygiene. The boot camp is taught by the faculty and students of Wake Technical Community College and is open to all participants ages 15 and up.  You do not need to be a Wake Tech student to attend.

Attendees will:

  • Learn the differences between the two professions
  • Discover what it takes to be successful in school and the professions after graduation
  • Speak with current students/alumni about the programs 

Hands-on activities will occur experiencing topics such as:

  • infection control
  • taking vital signs
  • taking x-rays (must be 18 to take X-rays in North Carolina)
  • polishing
  • sealants
  • impressions
  • instrumentation on a manikin
  • four-handed dentistry

To Register and pay:

Payment may be made by check, cash or credit card.

If paying via cash or credit card you must physically come to the Dental Hygiene Clinic to pay. We are unable to accept online or over-the-phone credit card payments.  Please bring a completed registration form with you when submitting payment.

Dental Hygiene Clinic
2nd floor Health Sciences Building
2901 Holston Lane, Raleigh  NC 27610

Open 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. daily

If you need to call the Clinic please contact 919-747-0126.

Checks can be mailed with the registration form to:

Wake Technical Community College
Dental Hygiene/Boot Camp
2901 Holston Lane, Raleigh  NC 27610


  • Trudy Clark, BS, CDA - Department Head Dental Assisting - [email protected] or 919-747-0027
  • Brenda Maddox, RDH, MS - Department Head Dental Hygiene- [email protected] or 919-747-0139