OC Dental Academy
Dental Assisting Course

Our 10-week dental assistant training program is the most concise, practical course designed to give you the skills you need to get into the workforce fast. OC Dental Academy provides thorough and effective training using the most important dental concepts and techniques. We strive to maintain the highest standard of teaching, incorporating the latest information in the field.

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Course Details
  • Dental Assisting Course
  • Internship – 40 Hours
  • Textbook, Essentials of Dental Assisting, Robinson and Bird, 6th Edition
  • Materials and Supplies
  • School Scrubs
  • Job Placement Assistance
  • Resume Building Assistance
  • California Radiation Safety Certification (X-Ray)
  • California 8-Hour Infection Control Certification
  • CPR for the Healthcare Provider, American Heart Association, 2 Year Certification
  • California Dental Practice Act Certification
  • 10 Weeks
  • Saturdays
  • 9am – 3pm

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  • Financial Options

  • Low Tuition (so everyone can afford it)

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03-18-2023
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Dental Assisting Schools Change Lives

“We’ve designed this course from the ground up with you in mind. If you want a career in 10 weeks this is the course for you.”
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The curriculum has been designed by OC Dental Academy to include the most up-to-date methods and techniques known in dentistry today. Our dental assistant training course is taught in 10 weeks: beginning with legal and ethical issues, uncovering its scientific foundation, leading into preclinical and clinical areas, and finally preparing each student for employment.

The role of the dental assistant in today’s dental practice requires an individual to be well trained. From the very basic level of patient care, to the performance of advanced intraoral procedures, OC Dental Academy provides the most thorough teaching.

A career in dental assisting can both exciting and rewarding. Becoming a well-trained and clinically-competent dental assistant will require dedication, determination, and desire. This may sound like quite a challenge, but you can do it!

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Students will be trained in the following areas:
  • Introduction to Dental Assisting
  • Dental Anatomy and Physiology

  • Professional and Legal Aspects of Dental Assisting

  • Disease Transmission

  • Infection Control and Management of Hazardous Materials

  • Surface Disinfection and Treatment Room Preparation

  • Instrument Processing

  • Clinical Dentistry

  • Moisture Control

  • The Dental Patient

  • The Dental Examination

  • Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office

  • Pain and Anxiety Control

  • Preventive Dentistry

  • Instrument and Handpieces

  • Restorative Procedures

  • Impression and Lab Procedures

  • Prosthodontics

  • Periodontics

  • Endodontics

  • Oral Surgery

  • Pediatric Dentistry

  • Orthodontics

  • CAD/CAM Workshop

  • Resume Skills Workshop

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Course Requirements

The following requirements are necessary to enroll in the dental assisting training course offered by OC Dental Academy:

Person must speak English
Person must be in good health and present a clean neat appearance
Person must be 17 years of age or older
Person must be interested and ready to learn the field of dentistry
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Cynthia Lou
Cynthia Lou
2022-09-11
You can just tell the instructors really care about you and they go above and beyond just to make their students understand the content. Love you Amy and Christie!!!
Shaun Kellam
Shaun Kellam
2022-09-10
This school was the best thing to happen to me! My instructor Any was great, and the owner Christie was amazing at helping navigate the process from signing up, until grad day. Amy is a wonderfully teacher I couldn’t have asked for a better school and experience!! Thanks OC Dental!!
Ryleigh Quinn
Ryleigh Quinn
2022-09-10
This school was amazing. The instructors were amazing and all wanted you to succeed
Ivan Maldonado
Ivan Maldonado
2022-09-10
Nice and friendly people. Really great for new starter wanting to learning about teeth and assisting people
haylie morris
haylie morris
2022-09-10
I would give this school ten stars if I could! I highly recommend looking into this school. The teachers care highly about your education, and they help so much after your schooling is finished too!
Sepideh Sharifi
Sepideh Sharifi
2022-09-10
the instructor is really good and I learned a lot in that class I really recommend it.
Paige Courtney
Paige Courtney
2022-09-10
Loved this school. Graduated from it in 2022. The instructors are beyond amazing and help you with every single thing you need. They find you internships then jobs and literally make sure you learn everything. Very proud to have graduated from here!
Lizeth Flores
Lizeth Flores
2022-09-10
Great experience, amazing instructors who are very easy to talk to and easy to understand from them.
Nazli Nazemian
Nazli Nazemian
2022-09-10
Amazing place, super friendly instructors, new career in less than 10 weeks!!
Lizeth Maldonado
Lizeth Maldonado
2022-06-04
AMAZING PLACE, super easy and fast. Highly recommend. Super nice people and affordable.
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