Dental Assistant Academy
Frequently Asked Questions About
You’ll earn your Certificate of Completion along with your Radiology License.
No, you don't need any prior classes before taking our program.
Most programs require a high school diploma or GED, but we do not require that.
We highly recommend this course to high school seniors. That way, you’ll have a career waiting for you as soon as you graduate.
Absolutely! You’ll learn the basics of dental, such as instruments, patient care, tooth numbers and surfaces, and much more.
This gives you a one-up when entering a dental hygiene program.
We strive to give you the best hands-on learning experience possible, so we have a minimum requirement of five students per class.
If a location doesn’t have five students enrolled, we’ll combine classes to make sure you enjoy the true clinical experience.
Dental assistants can start out making anywhere between $15 - $20 per hour, depending on the office and specialty.
No, we’re a hybrid course, meaning the lecture is done at your convenience any time during the week.
The lab portion is in-person, which is on Saturdays from 9-12!
Yes! During Class 5, we’ll help you build and construct your resume specifically for the dental field.
We also partner with many dentists who are looking to hire to which we provide their contact information to our students.
Yes, we do! We partner with WIOA through Ohio Means Jobs.
To apply, please contact your local Ohio Means Jobs center in the county you live. We also offer payment plans to help break the payments up along the way.
Yes! We understand that vacations and personal matters come first, so if you miss a class, you can make it up when you return.
We have four sessions a year. A spring session, summer session, fall and winter.
Our 10-week program focuses only on the hands-on, clinical aspect of the dental field and we offer a separate administrative program for those who would like the front office aspect. Longer programs include both the administrative and clinical combined.
We do not require our students to take the CDA, but our materials prepare students to take this on their own time if they would like to. Longer programs include the CDA prep and testing within their program.