The program lasts for 10 weeks (140 hours), learn more here.
The tuition is $6,200. This includes all textbooks, workbooks, supplies, instruments, etc. The only additional cost is the uniform.
To apply, please click on the “Apply Now” button in the top right-hand corner of this page. After we receive your application, it will be reviewed and processed by our admissions department. Bartram Dental Assisting School requires a personal interview with each applicant. Potential students will be contacted after receiving and processing the application to set up this personal interview.
The final step in the application process is a background check. There is a $150 fee for the background check. Upon receiving an acceptable report, it is then that the applicant will be awarded official acceptance into the program.
An Orientation will be conducted for all accepted students approximately two weeks prior to the first day of each class session. This gives the students an opportunity to become familiar with each other and it serves as a question-and-answer period for students, family, instructors and faculty alike. Admission representatives are available Monday through Thursday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
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The curriculum is broken down into 10 weeks of lessons including: Intro to Dental Assisting, Four-Handed Dentistry, Radiology, Amalgam and Composites, Office Management, Luting Agent in Dentistry, Oral Surgery and Periodontics, Lasers, Sedation, Crown & Bridge, Endodontics, Orthodontic, Bleaching & Oral Appliances, Pediatric Dentistry.
Any person who has attained a high school diploma or G.E.D. High School Equivalency Certificate is eligible to attend Bartram Dental Assisting School, subject to personal interview and background check. All applicants must exhibit a proper willingness and enthusiasm to learn the art of dental assisting while presenting themselves professionally.
Classes are held on Saturdays from 8 AM – 5 PM.
To apply, please visit our website and fill out the application form in the top right-hand corner, “Apply Now.”
Once the online application is submitted, an admissions representative will reach out and schedule an interview. During the interview, we will tour you around the facility and then sit down and go over all the requirements and expectations of the program. Applicants are welcome to bring a family member with them. There is no cost for this meeting.
The Externship is a temporary job, or practical learning experience, that our dental assistant students participate in to gain hands-on training in a real-life setting. It is a requirement for our program and results in the final grade/evaluation. Here are key benefits about Externships:
Thank you for your interest in becoming an adjunct faculty for the Bartram Dental Assisting School. It is necessary for our students to have ample work experience with the doctor and with patients to gain the confidence they need to find a job after their externship.
What is a mentor?
A mentor is an experienced dental assistant, hygienist or dentist who provides support and guidance during the students’ clinical experience. They will follow the training evaluation forms for the student during the part of the rotation that the student is assigned to the dental office. The mentor is the role model and resource person for the student. Mentors work closely with the student on an ongoing basis to plan the orientation, clinical experiences, and monitoring students’ progress, provide feedback on students’ performance and help them feel welcome and integrated into the dental assisting setting and team.