5 Weekend Dental Assisting Certificate Program

(18 customer reviews)


NEW Dental Assisting Program Dates  2024:
Sat, July 6th – Sun, July 7th
Sat, July 13th – Sun July 14th
Sat, July 20th – Sun, July 21st
Sat, July 27th – Sun, July 28th
Sat, Aug. 3rd – Sun, Aug. 4th
Sat, Aug. 10th – Sun, Aug. 11th
Sat, Aug. 17th – Sun Aug. 18th
Sat, Aug. 24th – Sun, Aug. 25th
Sat, Aug. 31st – Sun, Sept 1st
Sat, Sept. 7th – Sun, Sept 8th
Orientation Dates:
Fri. June 21st, 2024 (10:00am -12:00pm)
Fri. June 28th, 2024 (10:00am – 12:00pm)
Call Ms. Grant (626) 345-0005 Ext. 1 or email Orchid@ADMinstitute.com for more info & future dates!
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Dental Assisting Program

Note:  This is an 80 hour course over 5 weekends, excluding holidays.

Dental assisting is a challenging and rewarding career, demanding versatility and a willingness to assume responsibility for many different tasks. With this personal interaction, comes the personal satisfaction of knowing you’ve really helped someone by helping to provide a valuable health service. Dental assistants greatly increase the efficiency of the dentist in the delivery of quality oral health care and are valuable members of the dental care team.


Job Duties and Responsibilities

The duties of a dental assistant are among the most comprehensive and varied in the dental office. The dental assistant performs many tasks requiring both interpersonal and technical skills. Although state regulations vary, responsibilities may include:

  • charting (anatomy)
  • passing and receiving instruments
  • retracting tissue/ apply suction to assist better vision of the operating field chair-side assisting the dentist during a variety of treatment procedures
  • infection control protocol
  • asking about the patient’s medical history
  • taking vitals
  • instrument identification
  • preparing tray set-ups
  • mixing materials
  • taking and developing dental radiographs (X-rays)
  • sterilizing instruments
  • sterilizing equipment/equipment care
  • handpiece care
  • helping patients feel comfortable before, during and after dental treatment
  • providing patients with instructions for oral care following surgery or other dental treatment procedures, such as the placement of a restoration (filling)
  • teaching patients appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health (e.g., tooth brushing, flossing and nutritional counseling)
  • taking impressions of patients’ teeth for study casts (models of teeth)
  • communicating with patients and suppliers (e.g. scheduling appointmentsanswering the telephone, billing and ordering supplies)
  • helping to provide direct patient care in all dental specialties, including
  • orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, periodontics and oral surgery
Students will learn and receive:
  • Dental Anatomy
  • Chair-side Assisting
  • Vital Signs
  • Instrument Identification
  • Tray set-ups
  • Terminology
  • 8-hour Infection Control certificate
  • 2-hour Dental Practice Act certificate
  • 32-hour Radiation Safety (X-ray) certificate
  • 12-hour Coronal Polish-certificate
  • CPR/BLS (American Red Cross) card
Certifications – Approved by the Dental Board of California and American Red Cross

Call or Email Ms Grant for more details


(626)345-0005 ext1

2024 Upcoming Season:

Sat, Sept. 14th – Sun, Sept. 15th
Sat, Sept. 21st – Sun Sept. 22nd
Sat, Sept. 28th – Sun, Sept. 29th
Sat, Oct. 5th – Sun, Oct. 6th
Sat, Oct. 12th – Sun, Oct 13th
Sat, Oct. 19th – Sun, Oct. 20th
Sat, Oct. 26th – Sun Oct. 27th
Sat, Nov. 2nd – Sun, Nov. 3rd
Sat, Nov. 9th – Sun, Nov. 10th
Sat, Nov. 16th – Sun, Nov 17th

18 reviews for 5 Weekend Dental Assisting Certificate Program

  1. orchid d

    Fast, FUN, and you will learn EVERYTHING you need to know to get hired as a Dental Assistant!

  2. Jennie (verified owner)

    Very quick and you’ll meet new people. Very nice , will work with you til you get it. It goes by fast. If you want a new careers best way to start

  3. Evelyn C

    Ms. Grant is a very good teacher! Met new people and enjoyed the fast program! 🙂

  4. Nancy Gomez

    Great DA program to do fast in just 5 weekends. Mr. Grant and Orchid are nice instructors and helpful.

  5. Rosa

    Quick and fun to learn here, made some good friends and enjoyed my time learning super fun and affordable great experience overall 🙂

  6. Debora Castillo

    Looking for a new career? This institute is the place to go! Great teachers and super fast courses.

  7. Fazil mistry

    Easy and fast course to become a dental assistant

  8. Gohar

    Im so excited that i pass all classes here, i wanna say a huge thank you to our lovely teacher. She was so great & patient. I learned a lot. Thanks again

  9. Willow

    Amazing experience. Short course with all the information you could need.

  10. Kelly (verified owner)

    Very good DA program! Ms. Grant was an amazing teacher, explained everything very clearly and would personally help you if you did not understand a topic. I highly recommend this program.

  11. Suhail Galvan

    Really fast and you will learn everything, I recommend.

  12. Nichole Vannatta

    All around this was an amazing experience for a dental assistant program. The hybrid course load and weekend classes were perfect for a busy schedule. The instructor Ms. Grant is out of this world with her knowledge of dentistry and working in a dental office as a dental assistant. She is patient and always helpful when teaching. The staff and Doctor for this institute are great, they make you feel positive about a future career and prospects to come. Highly recommend!

  13. mia

    the program was really fun i enjoyed it a lot props to miss grant for being patient

  14. Jonathan (verified owner)

    Really enjoyed the hands on training. Everything made simple and easy to understand. They also help you find a job at the end.

  15. Briana Segovia

    The program overall was a great experience. It was very informative and I got to experience Hands on.

  16. Katie Montoya

    Very, fast, and efficient dental assisting program. The program goes by very fast. Ms.Grant teaches you everything you need to know about the program.
    Thank you so much for the great experience.

  17. Aline (verified owner)

    Amazing experience.
    Very good DA program, Ms Grant is an amazing teacher taking her time to explain every single detail.
    Highly recommend!

  18. Norma

    Very excellent service for a dental assisting program

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