The Registered Dental Assistant program teaches students the duties of a Registered Dental Assistant. Classroom instruction covers infection control, dental practice act, dental anatomy, dental terminology, dental radiology, coronal polish, pit and fissure sealants, dental instrumentation, equipment, and CPR. Each student will participate in clinical training, which includes instruction in a dental office working side by side with the dentist and dental team members.
This program will teach students the necessary manipulative skills and knowledge for entry-level employment as a dental assistant. Upon completion, students receive the following certificates: Certificate of Competency, California Dental Radiation Safety, Coronal Polish, Infection Control and Dental Practice Act and Pit and Fissure Sealants. Completers are eligible for the Registered Dental Assistant Examination offered by the Dental Board of California.
This course is approved for federal financial aid. Please complete a FAFSA application to determine eligibility. ROP's school code is 042205.
Learn more about this program, including fees and application dates, in the Program Information Sheet.