Welcome

Dear Student,

Thank you for your interest in California Dental Certifications Dental Assisting Course. We are so excited that you are considering California Dental Certifications for your hands-on learning. Dental Assisting is an exciting profession, and we are eager to get started traveling with you on this four week journey. We offer a course designed to give you the skills necessary to start your new career, at a minimum cost of time and expense.

CDC will teach you the components of becoming a successful dental team member. The objective of each course is to provide, demonstrate, and allow each student to practice skills hands-on. Upon receiving your California Dental Board approved certifications, you will have obtained the confidence and skills necessary to be successful in your new career.

Career opportunities for trained dental assistants are plenty and readily available in today’s marketplace. The dental profession is currently facing a shortage of trained dental assistants. With our course, you will be equipped to start your new exciting career in the dental field, with an eye on future opportunities. Our mission is to help you achieve your vision of an exciting, professional, and lucrative dental career as a dental assistant!

Our enrollment process is easy and we will guide you every step of the way.

Schedule

There are multiple start dates per month.

Classes are held Saturdays and Sundays from 9am to 5pm.

Click here to see the schedule

Cost and Payment Options

The total cost for the 4 week Dental Assisting Program is $2,500 and many students utilize our financing options. Click here to see if you qualify.

There are a limited number of seats available in each class. Seats are reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis. Submit your Enrollment Application here.

Financing options are available to help students receive a quality yet affordable education.

Ask an admissions representative about how you can lower your monthly payments through our financing partners.

Click here to see if you qualify.

Financial Options

Financing options are available to help students receive a quality yet affordable education. Ask an admissions representative about how you can lower your monthly payments through our financing partners.

Click here to see if you qualify.

CREDIT CARD

Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express

In-House Payment Options

There are affordable financing options to make sure everyone can afford this program,

There are a limited number of seats available in each class. Seats are reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis. Submit your Enrollment Application here.

Graduate Opportunities

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median dental assistant salary in California is $46,060 a year and is rising because dental assistants are in such high demand.

The highest-earning dental assistants are earning as much as $60,460 a year. Once you become a dental assistant there are many different paths you can take to advance. After graduating from our program you will have the opportunity to earn advanced certifications while working in a dental office. Additional certifications provide a pathway to continue advancing your dental assisting career.

Here is an example of the path that Madison took:

Ready to change your life?

Course Description

Get your training in San Diego’s premier Dental Assisting School. A dental assistant performs many tasks in the dental office. A dental assistant’s tasks include getting a patient ready for examination, preparing patients for dental procedures, managing dental records, sterilizing dental instruments, providing instruments to the dentist when requested, preparing anesthetics, managing suction devices, taking dental x-rays, and more.

The dental assistant (DA) may also remove dental sutures, clean away extra dental cement after a temp or permanent crown has been placed, and provide instructions to patients on dental care. A DA may also be involved in administrative duties such as setting and confirming appointments, processing dental bills, collection payments, reminding patients of a dental appointment, and ordering dental supplies.

No Previous Dental Experience is required for this Course.

Course Certifications

  • Dental Assisting Certification
  • Dental Assisting Transcript
  • X-Ray Certification
  • Coronal Polish Certification
  • CPR / AED Adult, Child & Infant -2 Year AHA CPR Card
  • 8 Hour Infection Control
  • California Dental Practice Act (Law)
  • Resume
  • Introduction Letter
  • Thank you Letter

Course Subjects

  • Dental Anatomy
  • Charting
  • X-ray Processing
  • X-ray Mounting
  • Sterilization Protocol
  • Dental Equipment
  • Patient Protocol
  • Vital Signs
  • Alginate Impressions
  • Stone Pour
  • Aspiration Techniques
  • Basic Dental Instruments & Operative Materials
  • Instrument Passing
  • Professional Development & Record Keeping

Tours

To schedule a tour please call (858) 722-8504 or email info@dentalcertifications.com
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