Dental Assisting Course

This is our Dental Assisting Course. You may also be interested in our Orthodontic Assisting Program

The dental assisting course

The program is a 12 week course.  It is our mission to prepare individuals with the knowledge and technical proficiency that will allow them to become immediately employable in an entry-level position upon graduation. It is our objective to offer the best possible education in the shortest possible time.

We strive to make sure each student receives an education consistent with today’s proper educational standards and the dental profession's current materials and philosophy of care.

The Emerald School of Dental Assisting will provide you with the knowledge and skill set necessary to succeed. The instructors will be able to help you at a personal level when needed and are highly experienced in dental field. Dental assisting ia a job in high demand and is always in need of passionate, caring and hard working professionals.

What you Will Learn

  • Dental theory and terminology
  • Four-handed dental assisting
  • Sterilization techniques
  • Impressions and model trimming
  • And more!

Beginners and experienced dental assistants will excel in this high-impact fast paced training course.

Hands-onTraining In:

  • General Dentistry

Special Externship In:

  • Orthodontist
  • Implants
  • Endodontic assisting
  • Pedo

Program Objective

To prepare students for an entry level position as a registered dental assistant in the dental field where they can further utilize their training upon graduation.

After completing the 12 weeks dental assisting program, you will be capable of preparing patients for treatment, assisting the dentist during procedures, charting, taking x-rays, sterilizing instruments, providing oral hygiene instructions, preparing dental filling materials, taking impressions and much more.

Students are instructed in both classroom setting as well as hands on training and will hold the title of Registered Dental Assistant after program and state tests are completed.

After receipt of diploma, each student can attend classes free of charge to update their knowledge and update any continuing education classes.

Grading System

  • Daily work and centers 20%
  • Participation and effort 10%
  • Homework 10%
  • Reading open response quastions 10%
  • Test 50%