CHAIRSIDE DENTAL ASSISTING
What Do Dental Assistants Do?
The primary duties are to assist the licensed Dentists and/or licensed Hygienist during various dental procedures and tasks. This would include taking dental radiographs or X-rays, taking impressions of patients teeth for study casts/models and practicing infection control and sterilization of instruments and equipment. Dental Assistants interact with patients getting their medical/dental history, helping them feel comfortable and providing instructions for oral care before, during and after dental treatments. You will have one of the most diverse and interesting positions within a dental office. DENTAL ASSISTANTS ARE IN DEMAND!
What Will You Learn in Just 8 Short Weeks?
In just 8 weeks, you will gain “hands-on” training and experience as taught by our practicing instructors using the latest dental equipment, use of techniques, instruments, tooth anatomy, dental terminology and laboratory procedures.
In just 8 weeks, you will receive the necessary and legal Dental Radiology, Basic Skills & CPR certifications as required by the State of Colorado for dental assisting.
You will be on the fast track to success by starting your new, professional dental assisting career with an opportunity for advancing your earning potential by taking our EDDA, Nitrous Oxide continuing education classes!
While we encourage dental assisting externships, it is not mandatory nor is it a Colorado Dental Association state requirement before getting a job. Upon graduation, most of our graduates go straight to work practicing as a dental assistant.
Our 23 year proven Chairside Dental Assisting curriculum takes just 8 weeks and is offered on consecutive Saturdays from 8am until 5pm. Our program is heavily based with HANDS ON TRAINING! All students are required to take written and clinical final exam on last days of class. Upon passing student will receive all certifications as required by State of Colorado Dental Association. This course is capped at 12 students with 2 actively practicing dental assistants and licensed dental hygienists teaching in every class.
Other programs require 3 to 8 months to complete in order to justify significantly higher tuition fees. Don't be fooled, in our 20+ years of experience of teaching this course we get to the hands on dental chair skills so you can pass written and clinical final exams. You will then receive the necessary legal certifications and have the knowledge to begin your new career in dental assisting.
The complete tuition for the 8 week/Saturday-only course, including books, fees, and supplies, is only $2995.00. Considerably less than other institutions.
Payment can be made by check, cash, money order, cashiers check, credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express and Diners Club), on online via Paypal.
Student financing options are also available through our financing partners.
If you are interested in financing options, please call our office for further information: (303) 774-8100. To make a payment online, click on Tuition Page.
To pre-register for a class, please complete our Online Enrollment form and we will be in touch with you by email.
You Will Learn
HOW TO WORK IN AN ACTUAL DENTAL OFFICE
HOW TO USE THE LATEST EQUIPMENT & TECHNIQUES
DENTAL RADIOLOGY DIGITAL AND TRADITIONAL TECHNIQUES AND CERTIFICATION
CPR TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION
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