Dental Assisting

Do you enjoy making people smile?

Meet the requirements to become a Registered Dental Assistant and
prepare for the New York Professional Dental Assisting Examination.

Fast Facts
• 902 training hours at our state-of-the-art dental lab in Spencerport, N.Y.
• 240 hours clinical experience at one of 100+ locations including Eastman Dental Center, RGH, and
private practices
• Eligibility: High School diploma or Equivalency, a medical clearance form, proof of vaccination,
and successful completion of TABE assessment
• Qualified applicants can be dual enrolled to prepare for the GED while completing career training
at a reduced cost.
• Training program fee includes laptop, textbooks and jacket.
• Financial aid and funding options available
• Meets educational requirements for NYS Registered Dental Assistant license
• Find program details, schedule and funding options on our website.
• Program approved by Council on Occupational Education and New York State Education Department

Course Components

Clinical Skills

• Dental and oral anatomy
• Instrument use, sterilization and disinfecting techniques
• Hygiene and oral health
• Dental lab skills with anatomically correct prosthetics
• Record-keeping

Employment Preparation

• Resume-writing
• Cover letter help
• Interview skills
• Job search support

After Graduation Job Placement is 100%

Start Here
• Dental Assistant
• Orthodontic Assistant
• Oral Surgery Assistant
• Hygiene Assistant
• Dental Sterilization Technician

Job Outlook
7% higher than other occupations

Explore More About Dental Assisting Job Market?
Bright outlook for jobs through at least 2028: find Standard Occupational Code: 31-9091

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