Dental Assisting

Program Length

900 hours, 45 weeks


Monday through Thursday, 4:30 pm to 10:30 pm

Program Dates

Start Date: August 2021
End Date: June 2022

Program Campus Location

Scarlet Oaks Career Campus
303 Scarlet Oaks Drive
Cincinnati, Ohio 45241
(Formerly 3254 East Kemper Road)

Tuition Information

Direct Cost:  The cost of the program

Tuition: $7,695
Books/Tools/Supplies: $1,587
Total*: $9,282 (Subject to change)

Please note:  Books, tools and supplies are a requirement of each program and are a mandatory cost of the program.

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Other Costs

Indirect Costs:  These are not costs to attend Great Oaks, but an estimate of living expenses you may have while attending school. They are shown for federal financial Aid purposes, and include child care, housing, transportations, etc.

Dependent Student: $8,069

Independent Student: $14,052

Related Information

Accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education

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Contact Information


Marty Lopinto, Career Planning Specialist or 513.612.5790

Vicki Donohoue, Instructor or 513.612.5864

Gain Skills in Dental Assisting

Be part of a team of health professionals.  If you’re organized, friendly, and enjoy science, you can earn the certification to begin this rewarding career.  You’ll learn using equipment found in dental practices and labs.

Great Oaks Adult Education Dental Assisting

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Join a fast growing profession! Learn to assist at chairside during operative and specialty procedures, understand x-ray processes, fabricate basic types of impression materials, and identify and use basic types of dental and lab equipment. Review office receptionist duties. Learn CPR, first aid, oral hygiene, and preventive dentistry techniques. Students prepare to take exams for radiographer, CODA, and DANB.

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Enrollment Requirements:

All students must be 18 years old by the completion of the program, complete a BCI/FBI background check prior to starting the program and have a high school diploma or HSE (High School Equivalency). HSE hotline: 513.612.5806