An ADA approved orthodontic assisting certificate program to kick start orthodontic dental assisting careers.

A PREMIUM 158-hour BLENDED LIVE AND ONLINE VIDEO PLATFORM program THAT is a combination of 18 hours of interactive LECTURE, 72 hours of chair-side LAB instruction, 18 hours of patient CLINICAlS, and 50 hours of externship.

Program Options


Classes are offered on Saturdays or Sundays from 8 am to 5 pm to accommodate busy week-day schedules. Evening classes can also be offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6pm to 10 pm.

The course qualifies for approval for WIAO (state workforce) and veteran spouse benefits.

Course Highlights

  • 85% hands-on instruction

  • All Instructor and student materials

  • interactive online platform

  • Flexible and convenient schedules allowing students to keep their current job while learning a new career

  • Up to 6 classes per year can be offered

  • Facilitated by qualified dental educators

  • Externship sites contracted by and maintained by MCP

  • Infection control certification training

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

  • Hands-on experience with real patients

  • Work with dental practice faculty and staff to create a lasting relationship

  • Dolphin/Axium Training

  • Tuition Financing Platforms

Curriculum Powered by MCP

  • Orientation

  • Oral and Dental Anatomy and Terminology

  • Basic Instruments

  • Equipment and Office Familiarization

  • Study Models and Wax Bites

  • Pouring and Trimming Models

  • Sterilization and Infection Control

  • Instrumentation

  • Archwires

  • Headgears and Elastics

  • Orthodontic Appliances

  • 4-Handed Dentistry

  • Diagnostic Records

  • CPR

  • Removal and Retention

  • Secondary Appliances

  • Orthodontic Banding

  • Bonding Orthodontic Appliances

  • Bracket Identification

  • Radiation Safety

  • Terminating Wires

  • Radiology Exam

  • Fixed and Removable Appliances

  • Professionalism and the Orthodontic Team

  • Patient Management

  • Final Exam