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FAQ:

How Much is Your Dental Assisting Course?

Our Dental Assisting course is $4,900, which includes:

  • All necessary supplies, materials, and equipment
  • Access to our state-of-the-art facilities
  • 80 hours of lecture and hands-on training
  • One set of scrubs
  • Certificate of Completion – Dental Assisting Program
  • Board-approved 8-hour Infection Control certificate
  • Board-approved Dental Radiation Safety Certificate (X-ray license)
  • Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers / CPR certification

Why should I choose CDI?

We know your time is valuable and realize that your education is an important investment. This is why CDI is committed to providing you with the highest-quality dental assisting training. CDI is the only accelerated Dental Assisting Program in Orange County approved to operate by the Bureau for Private and Postsecondary Education (BPPE), so you can be assured that our school, program, and faculty have been meticulously evaluated to meet the standards set forth by the BPPE.

“The Bureau protects students and consumers through the oversight of California’s private postsecondary educational institutions by conducting qualitative reviews of educational programs and operating standards, proactively combatting unlicensed activity, impartially resolving student and consumer complaints, and conducting outreach.”

Bureau for Private and Postsecondary Education (BPPE)

Additionally, CDI is the only accelerated dental assisting school in the area integrated within a practicing dental office with dedicated facilities such as a classroom and operatory. This allows us the flexibility to offer classes to fit your schedule.

What is the job outlook for dental assistants in CA?

Like all health-related occupations, the job outlook for dental assistants continues to be bright. In CA, the number of Dental Assistants is expected to grow much faster than the average growth rate for all occupations. According to the CA Employment Development Department (EDD – CA), jobs for Dental Assistants are expected to increase in CA by 16.5%, or 8,100 jobs between 2016 and 2026*.