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RDA Law & Ethics Review Course Dental Assistant Course

Become a Dental Assistant in Twelve Saturdays. Our course is unique in that it is the only one taught in an actual practicing dental office.

Radiation Safety Course Radiation Safety Course

This is a two day course approved by the Dental Board of California. Certification allows you to operate dental radiographic equipment under the general supervision of a supervising dentist.

Coronal Polishing Course Coronal Polishing Course

All applicants for RDA licensure must submit evidence of having completed an approved coronal polishing course.

Ultrasonic Scaling RDA Written Exam Review Courses

A Full Day seminar which will cover all the subjects included in the Dental Board of California RDA written exam. We also offer a course to help you prepare for the RDA Law and Ethics exam.

8 Hour Infection Control Course 8 Hour Infection Control Course

This course is a Dental Board approved course which must be completed by Dental Assistants within one year of the date of employment and for RDA applicants who have not completed a Board approved program in Dental Assisting.

Pit and Fissure Sealant Course Pit and Fissure Sealant Course

RDA's desiring to place Pit and Fissure Sealants, must complete a two day Board Approved Course.

RDA Practical Exam Review Course RDA Practical Exam Review Course

A Full Day, hands on seminar, to prepare you for the Dental Board of California RDA practical exam.

RDA HOME STUDY Review Courses RDA HOME STUDY Review Courses

If you prefer to study at home, we offer both written prep courses in a home study version.

Ultrasonic Scaling Ultrasonic Scaling

A 4 hour Board Approved course for the RDA.

RDA Law & Ethics Review Course RDA Law & Ethics Review Course

One day review for State Board written exam covering Dental Law & Ethics.

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Dental Assisting Institute

Frequently Asked Questions

Is your program certified?

Dental Assisting Institute is certified by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education and we are also approved by the California Dental Board to certify our students in Radiation Safety, 8 Hour Infection Control, California Dental Practice Act, Coronal Polishing and Pit and Fissure Sealants.

When are your classes scheduled?

Our classes are scheduled on Saturdays and do not interfere with your work or home schedules on Monday to Friday. You can train for your new career without any interruption to your usual weekday routine.

How much does the program cost?

The cost of the 12 weeks Saturday Dental Assisting Program is $4,495.00 which includes all books, lab and clinical materials, x-ray film, Radiation Safety Certification, 8 Hour Infection Control Certification, Dental Practice Act and CPR Certification. We have different financing options available that most of our students can qualify for. Call us today at (209) 527-0101 to schedule an appointment with our Program Coordinator. You can find the cost of each specialty program on the registration forms that can be downloaded from the specialty course area of the website.


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  • This quick and engaging course covers all the essentials for all aspiring dental assistants . The friendly instructors are always helpful and ready to aid you in all aspects. The schedule easily accommodates to any lifestyle… – Brenda Rivera

  • My experience with DAI was great! The instructors provided me with the education and confidence to excel in my dental assisting career. The classes were convenient and local. The student to teacher ratio was perfect and one on one… – Isabel Garcia

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