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Dental Assistant

The Dental Assistant program trains individuals in a broad range of clinical and administrative skills such as preparing patients for dental exams and treatments, performing radiographic procedures, scheduling and appointment procedures, maintenance of dental records, performing basic front office skills, professional communication and public relations skills. Dental Assistants typically work chair side with dentists as they treat patients. Students pay by the module. $692 per module plus $150 Background check and drug screening divided into 6 modules, or $25 additional a module. Required textbooks (3) Uniforms and Scrub Jacket, certification and licensure fees are NOT included.

The median wage is $21.83 an hour statewide.
Source: EDD/LMID Occupational Employment Statistics Survey 2020. Wages and actual employment are not guaranteed. Wages do not reflect self-employment. Day and evening classes available.

Dental Assistant

Classes Include:

  • Infection Control/California Dental Practice Act/Basic Life Support…20 hours

  • Introduction to Dental Assisting….130 hours

  • Clinical Dentistry and Dental Materials…130 hours

  • Preventative Dentistry/Dental Health…130 hours

  • Dental Radiology and Safety…130 hours

  • Dental Laboratory Procedures…130 hours

  • Dental Specialties and Administrative Assistant/Dental Billing & Coding…130 hours

  • Externship…210 hours

Total Hours…1010

Certifications Available:

State Licensure

Cost For Program- $4,979

Payment is made to ABC Adult School is made when you register for an individual course. For total cost see the Program Cost Section on page 16.

Possible Job Opportunities:

  • Dental Assistant

Median Wage: $21.83

Source: EDD/LMID Occupational Employment Statistics Survey 2019. Wages and actual employment are not guaranteed. Wages do not reflect self-employment.

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