Applications for our 2021-2022 program are now closed. Applications for the 2022-2023 school year open in Spring of 2022.
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This 33-week program prepares students with the necessary manipulative skills, technical knowledge and experience for entry-level employment as a Registered Dental Assistant.
Through a combination of lecture, laboratory and clinical experience, students will receive skills training in the following: infection control, Dental Practice Act, dental anatomy, dental terminology, dental radiation safety, coronal polish, pit and fissure sealants, dental instrumentation, equipment, and CPR/BLS. Each student will also participate in clinical training through our “community classroom,” which includes instruction in a dental office working side by side with the dentist and dental team members.
Students successfully completing this program will receive the following certificates:
This course is approved for federal financial aid. Please complete a FAFSA application to determine eligibility. ROP's school code is 042205.