Dental Assisting

Dental Assisting

Certificate
11 months
Application deadlines: apply any time
Processing time: 14 days
Full-time
Intakes: every month
International tuition: CA$18,966

Program overview

Dental Assisting students learn: Dental anatomy and radiology, Dental software, Preventive dentistry, Dental practice management, Coronal polishing. Courses taken by the Dental Assisting students include: Orientation to Dentistry, Dental Anatomy and Patient Management and Preventative Clinical Procedures.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

Exams:

  • TOEFL iBT
  • IELTS

 Official copy of student’s diploma translated and evaluated by a U.S. high school and/or college equivalency by an agency recognized by NACES

Official college transcript(s), if applicable, in order to determine eligibility to transfer certain program General Education course requirements

English Proficiency Test results, either a TOEFL score of at least 61, internet-based; or a TOEIC score of 590 or better; or an IELTS Academic test result of 6 or higher

Letter of Intent written by applicant explaining why the student wants to study in the U.S. The letter should also include information about the student’s plans for after program completion and after any possible DHS- approved optional work permission in the U.S

A signed Affidavit of Support from the student’s sponsor stating:

1.His or her relationship to the student

2.Sufficient funds have been set aside solely for the

purpose of the student’s education

3.Name, address, and phone number of the sponsor

Applicant’s or sponsor’s bank(s) statement dated no later than six months showing twelve months of tuition and living expenses

Career opportunities

If you want to become a dental assistant in California, the Dental Assisting program prepares graduates for a career that offers many work environment options. As a dental assistant or dental office employee, you can expect to perform the following job duties:

Provide chair side assistance to the dentist

Take dental impressions

Coronal polish and fluoride treatments

Expose and process X-Rays

Practice infection control procedures

Apply pit and fissure sealants

Campus location

Bakersfield , United States

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