Program Information

The River Cities School of Dental Assisting prepares students for entry level positions as a chairside assistant in a dental office. Students will learn proper chairside assisting by practicing the procedural skills necessary for the position, dental office management, infection control and patient education . Upon graduation, you will receive a Dental Assisting Diploma, making you eligible to work in almost any dental office.

The Dental Assisting program involves ten weeks of "hands on" training where students have the opportunity of practicing the various routines of chairside assisting. The following subjects are covered in depth from both a didactic and practical clinical experience. Hands on training with all the equipment, instrumentations and materials used in our state of the art practicing dental office. All students receive in excess of 8 hours of instruction in radiology.

Class SectionSubject Covered 
1 Dental Theory and Terminology  
2 Four-handed Dental Assisting  
3 Radiology  
4 Impressions and Model Trimming  
5 Sterilization Techniques  
6 Job Interview Techniques