This hybrid 84-hour Orthodontic Assistant Training course offers training in a specialty field for graduates of our dental assistant course or current dental assistants working in the field. It will provide an extended study of dental assisting techniques with emphasis on four-handed dentistry and utilization of armamentarium for orthodontic procedures.
Students will be exposed to the necessary clinical, laboratory, and front-office techniques and procedures required in the orthodontic dental care environment. It is the goal of all MCP dentistowned orthodontic schools to train each student to a level of proficiency that will allow them to qualify for immediate employment at an orthodontic office upon completion of the course.
Dentist Assisting Academy
Dental training with a focus on core orthodontic clinical competencies.
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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 with orthodontic specialty may be for you.
OceanPointe Dental Assisting Academy is here to help. In just 8 weeks, our program teaches students the skills, technology, and orthodontic theory needed to succeed in a career as an orthodontic dental assistant.
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 Orthodontic Assisting Program is designed to prepare students for work in fast-paced orthodontic offices.
The program teaches students orthodontic theory, the orthodontic assistant’s role as a team member, their legal responsibility, ethical behavior, and professional conduct, as well as the clinical techniques and skills needed to perform in the orthodontic office.
Program Structure & Schedule
An 8-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 84-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.
During the program, OceanPointe Dental Assisting Academy will arrange with the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB), and any other state-required testing to take the Radiation Safety course and exam to obtain a certificate in Radiation Safety.
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.