- Program Length
Monday through Thursday, 4:30 pm to 10:30 pm
Some occasional Fridays, time TBD
- 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
Total*: $9,298 (Subject to change)
Please note: Books, tools and supplies are a requirement of each program and are a mandatory cost of the program.
- 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
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.
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.
What you will learn: Chairside assistance for operative and specialty procedures, use of basic types of dental and lab equipment, team interaction, problem-solving and critical thinking, effective communication, HIPPA and OSHA regulations, medical/dental terminology, interaction with patients, legal and ethical issues, radiology, use of impression materials and fabrication of dental molds, anesthesia and patient management, procedures to create accurate diagnostic data, assessment of patient vital signs and health history, office receptionist duties, CPR and first aid.
For job outlook and wages for Dental visit www.onetonline.org.
- Attend an information session (online)
- Fill out an online application on the student portal
- Start your financial aid process
- Successfully achieve a Level 4 on the WorkKeys® Assessments
- Submit all required documents
- All financial aid paperwork and/or payment
- Sign all required documents in the student portal
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
Accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education