Dental Assisting Training Program

TheDental Assisting Training Program, our flagship program, has been taught in schools since 2002. It has been successfully presented in a private dental office and at a community college. Each year the number of enrollees increases as the reputation of the program spreads. One school offers the program during 3 different sessions throughout the calendar year.

If program graduates looked for employment in a dental office, most received a job offer as a dental assistant either by the end of the course or within a few weeks thereafter. Notably, these graduates earn $4 to $5 per hour more than dental assistants who had not completed this program (ie, applicants who had taken a lecture only or internet only dental assisting course, untrained applicants hired into a on-the-job-training in a dental office). The tuition, including application fee, charged at The Dental Training Center was $2600 to $2800 and included handouts and materials. Cost of textbooks was additional. Consequently, the student’s cost was earned back in approximately 5 to 6 weeks employment (at an average $12.50-14.50 per hour).

The Dental Assisting Training Program teaching materials are supplied by the 4 Learning Group, LLC to enrolled students at the licensed school offering our program. Course content is updated regularly. The materials included as part of the license with 4 Learning Group include:

  • 1000+ PowerPoint slides
  • Class schedule for an 80 hour training program delivered in a basic configuration of 10-eight hour classes
  • Weekly learning objectives for each class
  • Weekly instructor goals for each class
  • Class syllabus for students
  • Homework assignments
  • Lab/practicum assignments
  • Materials needed for each week of class (eg, sign-in sheets, attendance sheets, lecture aids, course handouts, lab materials, homework assignment)
  • Quizzes and final examination

A 4 Learning Group representative can meet with you to discuss the needs of your individual educational setting. Free assistance is offered to integrate this program into your current offerings or offer it as a new program. Additionally, licensing and consulting fees are reviewed and the logistics of how the program will run can be discussed. If needed, our representative will assist your school in locating a suitable dental office for the practical exercise classes. This Dental Assisting Training Program is self-contained and can be administered by a single individual with dental assisting knowledge, eg, dental assistant, dental hygienist, dentist, dental educator. A dentist is not necessary to administer this program.

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