Dentists can provide students with a Dental Assisting Certificate program to kick start their dental assisting careers.

A PREMIUM 134-hour program THAT is a combination of LECTURE, chair-side LAB instruction, and real patient EXPERIENCE.


Program Options

Classes are offered on Saturdays to accommodate busy week-day schedules. Evening classes can also be offered at the discretion of the school. Saturday classes are offered every Saturday for 6 hours each for 13 weeks.

The course qualifies for approval for WIAO and veteran spouse benefits.


Course Highlights

  • 84 hours with 85% hands-on instruction

  • Lesson plans, clinical lab manuals, lecture videos, procedure videos, instructor PowerPoints, interactive online platform

  • Overseen by a licensed dentist

  • Students will love that they can start a new dental career in only 13 weeks - with flexible and convenient Saturday schedules allowing them to keep their current job

  • Up to 8 classes per year can be offered

  • Facilitated by qualified dental educators

  • 50-hour externship for industry experience

  • Radiology certification training for dental assistants

  • Infection prevention and control certification training

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

  • Dental science and chair-side assisting clinical labs

  • National Entry Level Dental Assistant Certification (NELDA) - Nationally recognized certification for on the job trained dental assistants

  • Hands-on experience with real patients through open lab sessions

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

  • Dentrix Training Software

  • Tuition Financing Platforms


Curriculum Powered by MCP

  • Professionalism

  • Ethics and Legal Issues

  • Dental Chair & Infection Control

  • Dental Radiography

  • X-Ray Procedures

  • Human Dentition

  • Composition of Teeth

  • Tissues Surrounding the Teeth

  • Bones of the Head

  • Muscles of the Head & Neck, Temporomandibular Joint & Paranasal Sinuses

  • Medical Emergencies in the

  • Dental Office training

  • Fixed Prosthodontics

  • Removable Prosthodontics - Full & Partial Dentures

  • Endodontics

  • Topical & Local Anesthesia

  • Endodontics Instrument & Procedures

  • Techniques in Administering Anesthesia

  • Crown Preparation

  • Orthodontics

  • Periodontics

  • Placing Sealants & Home Bleaching

  • Periodontal Treatment, Coronal Polishing, Oral Hygiene & Preventive Dentistry

  • Front Office Management & Resume Preparation

  • Dental Charting

  • Oral Pathology

  • Oral cavity, Salivary Glands & Immune System

  • Alginate Impressions, Lab Materials & techniques

  • Dental Materials

  • Pediatric Dentistry

  • Restorative Materials & Techniques

  • Pedodontic Procedures

  • Oral Surgery & Procedures

  • CPR Training & Certification

  • Dentrix Software &