Industry certification, Employment, Measurable skills gain
Method of Delivery
Instructional Program (CIP)
This 280-hour course (200 hours of classroom/lab time and 80 hours of externship) prepares students to perform chair-side assistance to the dentist using four-handed dentistry technique. Additionally, students will be oriented to dental related anatomy and physiology, lab equipment, and preventative/restorative dentistry. Upon completion of the course students will be equipped to take the exam to become a Registered Dental Assistant with the State of Arkansas. Students will also have the chance to learn and perform Dental Radiography, Coronal Polishing, Administration/Monitoring of Nitrous Oxide in the State of Arkansas.
Program Length (Weeks)
High School Diploma or Equivalent
WIOA Approved Program
5035 - Western
Name of Credential
Certificate of Competency/State Registered Dental Assistant
Type of financial aid offered or have access to
Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?
Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?
Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?
$265.00 CPR/State Test Fee/State Reg Fee
Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)
$290.00 Uniform & Lab Fee
Total In-State Program Cost
Total Out-of-State Program Cost