Dental Assistant

Are you interested in a dental assistant course and looking for a dental assistant school in Chicago to get an accredited certified dental assistant training program?

Do you want to become a dental assistant in just eight months and be a part of the prosperous healthcare community?

Join Staller College now and become a dental assistant in just eight months.

Dental Assistant Program

Dental assisting technician is an oral healthcare professional trained to provide supportive procedures for the dentist and for patients. Dental Assisting Technology Program is designed to introduce dental assisting students to the field of dentistry and dental assisting skills. Students are trained to provide quality dental services under the direction of a licensed dentist. The course covers the basics of dental anatomy, tooth morphology, dental radiography, teeth and gum diseases, infection control management, chairside assisting procedures, dental hygiene and patient education.

After successfully completing the program, students will be awarded Certificate of Completion from our College approved by the State. The Dental Assisting National Board, Inc. (DANB) is a credentialing organization. Students will be eligible to take the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) exams to gain National Entry Level Dental Assistant (NELDA) or Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) certification.

Program Objectives

  • Learn the role and responsibilities of dental assisting technician
  • Learn the skills to assist dentist with the tools and procedures that are needed
  • Learn human anatomy and physiology related to dental care
  • Learn to apply the principles of dental sciences to ensure quality patient care
  • Learn to comply with all applicable OSHA standard
  • Learn to apply current concepts of infection control and occupational safety
  • Learn about safety data sheets (SDSs) to develop safe work procedures
  • Learn the factors that affect dental materials and the properties of dental materials
  • Learn different types of dental restorative materials
  • Learn the skills of using types of dental cements
  • Learn common dental procedures
  • Learn how to work sanitation and safety measures
  • Learn how to communicate in a clear professional manner
  • Learn how to establish rapport with a patient
  • Learn critical thinking practices to determine appropriate course of action
  • Learn to educate patients in maintaining proper dental hygiene

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Program Completion:

A Certificate of Completion will be awarded to those students who will successfully complete all required courses as per college’s Satisfactory Academic Requirements and fulfill their financial obligation towards the college. Graduates will be eligible to challenge national certification exam to become certified by passing the credentialing examination.

Admission Requirement:

Applicants may enroll on any school day. At the time of enrollment the applicant will be informed of the next start date. Applicants are accepted on the basis of personal interview, testing, and suitability for the required training program. A high school diploma, General Education Diploma, or High School Proficiency are not required for entrance into a program; however, obtaining one is strongly encouraged. Title IV recipients must have a high school diploma or GED. An applicant must be beyond the age of compulsory school attendance in California.

REGISTRATION
  • Applicants must complete an application for admission
  • Applicants should schedule an appointment for an application interview
  • Applicants must complete a nationally recognized basic skills assessment or have a High School diploma.
  • Applicants must complete and sign an enrollment agreement

Entrance Assessment:

Applicants who do not have a high school diploma or GED must take a nationally recognized entrance assessment, which may include the following: ‘Wonderlic Quantitative Skills’, ‘Wonderlic Basic Skills’, and ‘Wonderlic Personnel’. A minimum score of 200 Verbal and 210 Quantitative must be achieved to enroll in any program. An applicant should consult with a school advisor to be appropriately placed in a program. Title IV recipients must have a high school diploma or GED.

Accreditation:

Stellar Career College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), 2101 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 302, Arlington, VA 22201, telephone 703-247-4212. ACCSC is a US Department of Education approved accrediting Agency.

IBHE Approval:

Stellar Career College, Chicago, Illinois location is approved by the “Division of Private Business and Vocational Schools of the Illinois Board of Higher Education”. For more information on IBHE approval, you may contact the Illinois Board of Higher Education, Private Business and Vocational Schools at 1 N. Old State Capital Plaza Suite 333 Springfield, IL 62701-1404 phone number (217) 782-2551 or www.ibhe.org.

Program Highlights:

Course Duration
8 months
Clock Hours
720

Program Format:

The College will offer this program in on-ground format as well as in hybrid format in which students can take up to 45% of the courses using online delivery method.

Program Curriculum:

DA101 Medical Terminology


IA102 Anatomy and Physiology


DA103 Dental Assisting Technology I


DA104 Dental Assisting I Lab


DA105 Dental Assisting Technology II


DA106 Dental Assisting II Lab


DA107 Dental Assisting Externship

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