Houston Dental Careers

A talented Dental Assistant is an integral part of the dental health care team.
Register today and start your Dental Career in 8 weeks! Our next class is enrolling for 1/31/20

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Accelerated Program

8 Week Dental Career Course!

The easiest way to begin a career in dental assisting is to receive high-quality training. Our program provides affordable education utilizing the latest technologies and emphasizes the clinical skills necessary to gain employment. Next class is currently enrolling forĀ 9/27/19.

Schedule your dental assistant interview today

with our admissions coordinator and take a tour!

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Complete an application for enrollment.

must have earned a high school diploma or a G.E.D
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Choose one of the three payment plans.

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Make a deposit to reserve your spot:

a minimum deposit of $500 is required to reserve a seat.

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If you enjoy working with people, have great communication skills and enjoy working with your hands, then dental assisting is THE career for you!

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Our Options

With Some of the Lowest Tuition Fees in South Texas

We Have a Payment Plan for You

Payment Plan 1

$3850

$ 500 deposit required
State certified dental assisting program. Start your application today!

Payment Plan 2

$4100

$ 500 deposit required
$ 900 at the beginning of each class
4 payments

Payment Plan 3

$4300

$ 500 deposit required
$ 475 at the beginning of each class
8 payments

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Getting Started Is Easy!

The best and quickest way to become a dental assistant is to receive specialized, professional training. Our program provides education that is based on the very latest procedures and techniques.

Dental Assistant Training

The subjects are covered using class room instruction and practical hands-on training with the equipment, instrumentation and materials used in a state of the art practicing dental office.

 

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Only 8 week course!

Who We Are

Houston Dental Careers was founded as a post secondary career school offering entry level training for those who wish to join the dental profession.

We believe that people can be trained in a relatively short period of time by focusing on the essential skills required to become a valuable member of any dental practice.

Houston Dental Careers

Our Course Outline

Dent 101 -- Introduction to Dental Assisting/Dental Anatomy (week 1)
Introduction to dentistry; the dental healthcare team; role of the dental assistant; tour of the dental office with explanation of the rooms; anatomy of the face and oral cavity; tooth anatomy, identification and location.
Dent 102 -- Infection Control (week 2)
The chain of infection; types of infections; methods of disease transmission; Roles and guidelines of both OSHA and the CDC; personal protection; disinfection and sterilization.
Dent 202 -- Infection Control Lab (week 2)
Students will have hands on training in treatment room preparation and cleanup, transportation and disposal of sharp objects and the proper cleaning and sterilization of instruments.;
Dent 103 -- Dental Radiology (week 3)
Radiology equipment; radiation effects; radiation safety; film and digital; intraoral radiography, extraoral radiography.
Dent 104 -- Chair Side Dental Assisting (week 4)
Patient information; vital signs; charting of treatment; instrument transfer; visibility; moisture control; anesthetics; bonding agents, composites, cements, impression materials and other dental materials
Dent 204 -- Chair Side Dental Assisting Lab (weeks 4 and 6)
Students will have hands on training in greeting, seating and dismissing the patient, as well as taking vital signs, charting treatment, Syringe set up, topical anesthetic placement, transferring instruments, identifying dental materials, controlling moisture using suction, cotton rolls and a dental dam.
Dent 105 -- Dental Procedures (week 5)
Set up and identification of instruments for specific procedures; fillings; matrix systems; teeth whitening; crowns, bridges and veneers; provisional coverage; dentures; implants; endodontics; oral surgery.
Dent 106 -- Emergency Care (week 6)
Students will learn the different types of medical emergencies encountered in the dental office and their role in dealing with them. Emergency kit items will be identified and students will understand the purpose of each item. Students will learn CPR and will be certified.
Dent 107 -- Preparation for Employment (week 7)
Students will learn how to create a resume and how to interview on the phone, in person and clinically.
Dent 108 -- Dental Assistant Registration and Exam (week 8)
Students will take the required course and exam to be a Registered Dental Assistant.
Dent 301 -- Externship (offered throughout 8 week program)
Students will be able view and assist in a working dental environment taking the skills learned in earlier classes and applying them to real life job situation.

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Become a Dental Assistant in 8 weeks!
Students will be able view and assist in a working dental environment taking the skills learned in earlier classes and applying them to real life job situation.

 

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