12 WEEK PROGRAM

Our California Dental Board approved Registered Dental Assistant Program, RDA, Module 3 will run a total of 12 weeks. Students will be eligible to take this course after completion of the Dental Assistant and DA to RDA modules. These courses prepare students for an entry-level job as a Dental Assistant. Upon completion of all our RDA courses, graduates are eligible to sit for their Registered Dental Assistant Exam.

This course will include classroom, lab and clinic hours. RDA, module 3, includes lecture material as well as hands-on” training and there is a minimum of 230 hours of lecture, lab, clinic, home study and 66 hours of externship.

Registered Dental Assistants (RDA) are allowed to perform many more job duties than a Dental Assistant as well as earn a greater compensation than an unlicensed Dental Assistant (DA). Students will learn how to work with General Dentists and well as Dental Specialists, and, will also be provided with job placement assistance and test preparation for the RDA Licensing Exam.

*Students must complete DA program, RDA Module 2 and RDA Module 3 before being eligible to sit for the California Registered Dental Assistant Exam. After completion of this course, Module 3 students are eligible to sit for the California RDA Exam.