This intensive course is intended for those who are looking for a career that is in demand, that is recession-proof, pays well, offers job security and is in the dental health field. It is also intended for those who are maybe working full-time already, and need a course with a flexible schedule. You must have at minimum a knowledge of e-mail, the Internet and word-processing computer programs such as Microsoft Word.
Includes our interactive dental software simulation platform to aid in the learning process.
The comprehensive Dental Receptionist curriculum is a 7-week program consisting of 56 hours of lecture and chair side clinical training. In addition, 20 hours of patient clinicals during normal clinic hours and 50 hours of externship at an off-campus facility with a practicing dentist which MCP obtains.
Dentist Assisting Academy
Dental training with a focus on core dental administrative competencies.
If you're looking for a great career...
You're in the right place !
Are you ready to embark on a fast-paced career in dentistry, but you don’t want to spend years in school? If your answer is yes, the exciting field of dental assisting may be for you.
OceanPointe Dental Assisting Academy is here to help. In just 7 weeks, our program teaches students the skills, technology, and dental theory needed to succeed in a career as a dental office administrator.
With the backing of the OceanPointe 10-Dentist Advisory Board and independent dentist school owner’s combined 120+ years of daily practical experience, OceanPointe Dental Assisting Academy provides students with a detailed education in modern dental assisting practices, complete with hands-on training from practicing dental professionals in OceanPointe Dental Assisting Academy practices.
Academy Courses, Competencies & Graduation
OceanPointe Dental Assisting Academy Dental Receptionist Program is designed to prepare students for work in fast-paced dental offices.
The program teaches students dental theory, the dental assistant’s role as a team member, their legal responsibility, ethical behavior, and professional conduct, as well as the administrative techniques and skills needed to perform in the dental office.
Program Structure & Schedule
A 7-Week program is offered four times per year. Our 2021 Courses Schedule is:
Winter: January – March
Spring: April – June
Summer: July – August
Fall: September – November
The 162-hour program consists of live online lecture hours and clinical hours of dental assisting.
Graduation Requirements & Certifications
- Earn a “C” or better in the didactic, lab, and clinical courses.
- Successful completion of each course in the school.
- Paid all fees and fines owed to the school.
- Return any school equipment and materials checked out to the student.
CPR certification is provided by the American Heart Association/Health Care Provider or the American Red Cross/Professional Rescuer is a prerequisite for an OceanPointe dental assistant graduate.
* Testimonials from our happy students across the nation.
We are proud to provide the most comprehensive dental assisting program nationwide, our students receive knowledge from prestigious members of the dental community and practice hands-on with state of the art equipment at each of our locations. We take your future seriously.