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BECOME A DENTAL ASSISTANT

Change, alter or start a new career path. Many individuals and students, in particular, are looking at a different path forward, especially after the economic impact of COVID-19. Dental Assistants are one of the fastest growing occupations in the field, with an expected 18% increase in the number of jobs available by 2024. With a 13 week, 3-in-1 program, students of Dental Office Training 2 South can be positioned to pursue career opportunities in less than five months.

Dentists are demanding a higher standard of entry level dental assistants and we are meeting their needs by delivering highly skilled cross-trained dental assistants into the field but more importantly into the job market. Graduates will enter the dental profession with the skills and confidence needed to succeed.

In addition to Dental Assisting, career opportunities can include front office management, treatment coordination, specializing in insurance, sales, marketing – once students learn the basic skills and knowledge about how a dental office works, they can expand into different pathways to working in the industry.

DOT2South is a relaxed, fun and friendly environment that brings encouragement to all students, as well as, our instructors are experienced and want to see our students succeed!

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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

Our Dental Assisting Programs

NEW STUDENTS

3-in-1 Program – Entry Level

Dental Assisting / Radiology / Basic EFDA
  • 13 week entry-level dental assisting, Radiology and basic expanded functions duties
  • Classes meet on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9am to 4pm
  • Entry level. No experience required
  • Total hours 288

CURRENT DENTAL ASSISTANTS

BASIC EXPANDED FUNCTIONS

  • Entry-level expanded functions
  • Radiology included
  • 6 sessions mandatory, class days flexible
    (Fridays and Saturdays optimal)
  • Classes held 9am to 4pm

CURRENT DENTAL ASSISTANTS WITH DOCUMENTED 2400 CLOCKED HOURS

RESTORATIVE EFDA

  • 15 days
  • 105 hours
  • Class days and times flexible
  • Prerequisites required per Florida Dental requirements
  • Earn a Certificate of Completion for this course

WEEKEND REFRESHER COURSES

  • Refresher Course in Fabricating Provisional Crowns/Bridges
  • Willing to meet your office needs for refresher courses
  • Facility Available for Study Clubs/Meetings

PROGRAM BENEFITS

  • Diplomas earned for all programs
  • Small class sizes, limited to 10 students
  • Personalized hands-on training

DENTAL ASSISTANT JOB FUNCTIONS

At Dental Office Training 2 South (DOT2S), we believe that a career in Dental Assisting is a rewarding option that comes with many great benefits. While the job responsibilities can vary from office to office, here are a list of the most common:

Assisting the dentist by performing procedures and treatments, which among others, may include:

  • Taking impressions for Study Cast
  • Taking and developing X-Rays
  • Removal of sutures
  • Applying sealants

Assisting the dentist with patient care

  • Making patients feel comfortable throughout the visit
  • Obtaining medical history, blood pressure and pulse
  • Educating patients on oral hygiene and health
  • Patient post-op instruction

Assisting with office management

  • Maintaining patient files and office organization
  • Maintaining digital records
  • Patient appointment scheduling
  • Billing and assisting with insurance management
  • Answering phones, ordering supplies/working with vendors
  • Follow-up patient calls
  • Provide educational programs for faculty/staff

To learn more, visit our Blog
What Does a Dental Assistant Do?

ACCREDITATION LICENSE AND CERTIFICATES

Dental Assisting certificate

Provisional Radiology License

CPR Certification

Eligibility to sit for RHS/DANB Exam

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

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TUITION AND FINANCING

Dental Office Training 2 South’s dental assistant school offers affordable programs, flexible payment plans and accepts Care Credit for financing options – but be sure to contact Nadine before connecting with Care Credit! Because DOT2S is a fraction of the cost of other programs, students can imagine graduating debt free and starting a new high-demand career in as little as 13 weeks.

Dot North Alumni, Logan

"I cannot say enough about my experience at DOT by Lynn! It was by far the best schooling I have received. I absolutely loved my instructors and how they made it exciting and worth my time."

Start Your New Career In Less Than 4 Months!