Dental Assisting Course

Dental Assisting Course2018-12-01T05:32:32+00:00

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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Includes all fees and services
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
  • Dental Assisting Certificate of Completion
  • 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
“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.”

Konni Forster, Owner/Director

Start Your Dental Assisting Career

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!

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

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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An Exciting Dental Career is Just a Few Clicks Away

OC Dental Academy offers a hands-on course designed to give you the basic fundamental knowledge and skills necessary to start your new career, at a minimum cost of time and expense.

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