|Dental Assistant at a Glance!
Thank you for your interest in Advanced Dental Assistant School through Northeast Texas Community College. If you are interested in pursuing a career in dental assisting this is where your future begins. The goal is to provide you with the tools, training, and support necessary to get you on your way to a successful and rewarding career as a Professional Expanded Texas Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) and a respected team member in the dental industry. You will find our program and curriculum to be well planned and organized to achieve maximum learning in a time frame that allows you to start your career as soon as possible. Experienced and professional staff will ensure that you receive the highest quality instruction available with a strong emphasis on practical application and hands-on training in a real dental environment. You'll learn and practice what will be expected of you once you enter the dental industry by following the same rules, guidelines, and daily routines practiced in any dental environment.
- A 15-week course totaling 105 hours of training for your success
- Small classes of 5-11 students
- 95% hands-on training
- Career placement available
- Lifetime support via placement assistance and skills updates
As your graduation date approaches, you will be provided with the support you need to turn your newly acquired knowledge, skills, and training into a rewarding career. While in training you will have many opportunities to meet dental professionals, intern in dental facilities, and possibly a paid position in a dental office before you graduate.
Qualifying students may be eligible for financial aid. To qualify for financial aid, students must apply for financial aid through www.fafsa.ed.gov. The financial aid office at NTCC determines eligibility. Students interested in financial aid are encourage to apply at least one month prior to registration. If students qualify for aid, then students can then apply for a Texas Public Education Grant (TPEG) and if eligible, can receive ½ of the tuition paid by the grant. The balance is the responsibility of the student. Payment plans are available for every situation. Contact Continuing Education for more information.