Course Outline

Skills taught at Texas Academy of Dental Assisting, LLC

  • Four-handed dental assisting for all dental procedures
  • Sterilization procedures, autoclaving of instruments and disinfection of operatories and treatment areas
  • Dental terminology
  • Oral anatomy
  • Primary and permanent tooth  numbering
  • New Patient work up
  • How to take a new patient history
  • Charting of dental restorations and periodontal pocket charting
  • X-Ray techniques for taking periapical films and bitewings, full mouth series and panoramic films
  • How to mount X-Rays
  • Radiation safety precautions, the different types of film holders and film processing
  • Intra Oral Camera and how it aids in diagnosis and patient education
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Tooth Whitening
  • Crown and Bridge, making temporaries, cement removal
  • Oral Surgery
  • Endodontics
  • Impressions and model trimming
  • Interviewing skills-how to prepare for a job interview, including proper dress, resume preparation
  • OHSA requirements
  • CPR


Tuition includes

  • Dental Assisting textbook
  • Course Syllabus
  • Lecture Notes
  • All training aids, instruments, materials for lab and clinical portion of the course
  • Certificate of Completion upon successful passage of all areas of the course with a 70% average or better


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What Students Say About our School...
"I would like to say thank you to Dr McDonald, his wife Sheila, and all of the amazing team at TADA. With how affordable, professional and knowledgeable this program is, I could not have been happier with my choice. I not only learned everything I needed to know to be successful as a dental assistant, but the TADA team also helped with my job search and gaining my confidence when it came to interviews. The TADA team was always positive, patient and there when I had questions, even after class hours. They truly want their students to succeed, and will do anything to make that happen.

After applying to a couple RDA positions, I got a call back for an interview. Sheila was very good with helping me prepare, and I am proud to say that I got the job.BEFORE I graduated! I love my job, and couldn't thank TADA enough for helping me make this change in my life. I would definitely recommend Texas Academy of Dental Assisting to anyone!! Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!!"

Alex S., Dental Assistant

"I have always wanted to be a dental assistant but between working fulltime and not being able to afford school I didn't think it would ever happen. Then I found TADA, just a few hours 2 nights a week was perfect for me. It was so affordable too! Honestly, now that I've completed the course, I miss it. You really get to know your instructors and they work with you personally to make sure everyone gets involved. You really get great hands on training with actual dental equipment so you really get to feel what it's like to work in a dentist office. TADA is an amazing school and I am glad I got to be a part of it, now I actually get to do what I've always dreamed."

Nikole K., Future Dental Assistant

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