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Advanced Dental Assistant (RDA Preparation) Program

Advanced Dental Assistant (RDA Preparation) Program trains students in the skills needed to pass the Registered Dental Assistant exam in California. Students learn the following:

  • Chair side procedures
  • Radiographic procedures
  • Sterilization
  • Infection control
  • Coronal polish
  • Pit and fissure sealant
  • Dental sciences
  • Dental laboratory procedures
  • Equipment care and preparation
  • Patient education
  • General office procedures
  • Emergency procedures
  • Dental specialties

This program is approved by the Dental Board of California as a RDA Educational Program. 

 

Location:                         Trident Education Center Dental Lab, Room 9

Course Cost:                    $6,000.00 (Three Payments Available: $2,900.00 Upon Registration, $1,550.00 Due 1/24/2020 & $1,550.00 Due 4/17/20 - No Extensions Will Be Given)

Course Start:                   In-Class: 09/23/2019 & Work-Based Learning Assignment: 5/04/2020

Course End:                    In-Class: 4/30/2020 & Work-Based Learning Assignment: 07/9/2020

                                        (No Class on 11/11, 11/25 – 11/28, 12/23 – 1/2/2020, 1/20, 2/10, 2/17, 3/23 – 03/26, 5/25)

Days:                               Monday - Thursday

Times:                              In-Class 5:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Clinical Work-Based: Will Vary

Additional Course Information:                       

  • Must Complete 200+ Hours of Work-Based Learning to Complete Course
  • Course includes E-Textbook
  • Recommended Basic Computer Knowledge
  • Students who successfully complete this course may sit for the Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) exam. Additional fees will apply
    • Per the Dental Board of California, exam requirements include:
      • Valid Social Security card
      • Government issued photo ID
      • Fingerprint clearance
      • 2-step PPD TB test with physical exam

Details

  • Prerequisite(s): None
  • Recommended: Basic computer knowledge
  • Registration Status: Opens Monday, July 29th
  • Class Start Date: September 23, 2019
  • Class End Date: April 30, 2020
  • Class Day(s): Monday - Thursday
  • Start Time: 5:00 PM
  • End Time: 9:30 PM
  • Work-Based Learning Start Date: May 4, 2020
  • Work-Based Learning End Date: July 9, 2020
  • Work-Based Learning Hours: Will Vary
  • Class Location: ROP Trident Education Center, 1800 West Ball Road, Anaheim
  • Registration Office: 385 N. Muller St., Anaheim, CA 92801
  • Contact Phone: 714-502-5950
  • Payment Types: MasterCard, Visa Card, Money Order
  • Cost: $6,000 ($2,900 due at registration; $1,550 due by 1/24/20; $1,500 due by 4/17/20)