Dental Assistant Program Applications Due May 31

Dental Assistant Program Applications Due May 31

If a career in health care appeals to you, then consider dental assisting. Dental assistants take on significant responsibility as a valuable member of the dental health care team. Assistants greatly increase the efficiency of the dentist in the delivery of quality oral health care. If you have strong communication skills, enjoy working with your hands, as well as your mind, and want a career with responsibility, dental assisting is for you.

This class offers instruction in dental office procedures, practices, standards, and ethics. Students will learn all aspects of front office and chairside assisting.

After successful course completion and eleven months of work experience, students qualify to apply as State Registered Dental Assistants (RDA).

General Information:

Dates of Course: July 9, 2024 – December 19, 2024

Location: 2240 Old River Road, Ukiah, CA; DF Building

Orientation: Tuesday, July 2, 2024 at 5:15 pm

Days/Times: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:15 pm – 8:15 pm; One Friday and/or evening class for OSHA certification training and CPR training

Externship must start within two weeks of completion of the classroom training portion of the course; Certificates of Completion will not be awarded until all requirements have been met, including the completion of student externships

Cost - $4,000

5-month course, offered twice a year

Application Due by 5 pm, May 31, 2024

Applicants need to include a copy of their high school diploma and/or transcript. Applicants need to include one current (within the last year), signed letter of recommendation.

Visit the website to download a Dental Assistant Progam application.

Contact Sally Nevarez, (707) 467-5123, for questions and more information.