5 Weekend Dental Assisting (Financing Option)

(6 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. 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
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 Orchid for more details


(626)345-0005 ext1

6 reviews for 5 Weekend Dental Assisting (Financing Option)

  1. orchid d

    This is the best option for me as I can only pay $500 per week!

  2. Tonya Davis

    OMG I’m so happy this school has financing. They don’t charge any extra fees

  3. Stephanie Santos

    I honestly can’t say how much this financing option helped me in the 5 weekend program. Without it I don’t know if I could have joined. This is the BEST school because they are so flexible and they care so much about their students it’s like a family here

  4. Monika (verified owner)

    This was very nice course, I’m very thankful for our teacher, explained everything so patiently and good.

  5. Lino Brenes

    Great class and instructor.

  6. Carlos (verified owner)

    One of a kind instructor one of a kind program

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