Modern Dental Career Center
Administrative dental assistant

6-week course designed for students who want to pursue an administrative dental assistant career and will be working under the supervision of an office manager and general dentist. Students will learn a wide range of tasks, including dental anatomy, identifying x-rays, Dentrix software, charting, scheduling, insurance filing and terminology, treatment planning, infection control and emergencies, dental law, dental specialties and marketing strategies.

Entrance Process
  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma, GED, or its equivalent. Seniors in high school with GPA that will allow them to graduate at the end of the final semester are also eligible to apply. All education documents should be in English Language. Applicant must have a valid identification document.
  • Applicants must submit a $40.00 application fee, fill out and sign the enrollment agreement, and GNPEC disclosure form.
  • Applicant will need to supply some basic biographical information and recent employment history if any.
  • Applicant will answer some interview questions to evaluate interest and attitude, and review the information such as academics, work experiences and career goals.
  • Applicants must have access to an internet connection, computer, laptop (no Apple or Chromebook) or internet capable cellphone to complete online training module assignments during the week. Alternatively, the school can provide laptop with installed dental software to use during training session. A $300.00 security deposit is required in case of damage or loss of a laptop.
Course Academics and Attendance Requirements

This program is completed within 6 calendar weeks. As a student you are expected to attend all 6 sessions of the class to be successful with the curriculum. If you miss more than one session, it is grounds for dismissal from the school. Some exceptions will be made with valid proof of absence. Validity will be determined by the school and a notice of absence is necessary before the scheduled class time you will miss.

Absences, Tardiness, Make up work, Re-entrance

Students who miss a training session due to illness or other emergency must complete online lessons, home assignment and take a weekly quiz before the next session.

Readmission Policy

If a student is unable to complete the training program due to a valid reason, he/she may be readmitted during the next training session to continue to graduation.

Graduation Requirements and Transcripts

The grading scale will be the standard A-F scale. You must complete all courses, assignments, quizzes, tests, and an independent work with an overall satisfactory grade (70% or higher) to graduate.
If a student scores less than 70% on any quiz or test, he/she will have an opportunity to retake it once. The original score will be replaced by the retake score. An academic transcript will be provided to the student on the day of graduation.

Employment Assistance

Modern Dental Career Center does not guarantee employment after graduation. We help students with building a professional resume, preparation for job interview and exploring job opportunities via,, Facebook, and personal references.

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Tution and Fees

Application Fee: $40.00 (non-refundable) is due upon registration.

Tuition: $2330.00

Tuition and fee increases will not occur during the 6-week training period.

Payment options
  1. Full tuition payment of $2330.00 due on or prior to Orientation Day. Discount of $50.00 applies for paying full tuition with check or cash.
  2. In-house no-interest financing. Down payment: $980.00 due on or prior to Orientation Day. The remaining balance of $1350.00 is divided into 6 weekly payments of $225.00 *. First payment is due prior to the start of the First class.

* Students on our in-house payment plan who miss weekly payment will not be allowed to continue the program.


Week 1

Introduction to dental anatomy and terminology. Teeth numbering systems. Dental Office team. Dental x-rays. Oral health and prevention of dental disease. Nutrition and periodontal disease.

Week 2

Dental Software and Charting.

Week 3

Dental Law. HIPAA privacy act. Malpractice and Criminal law in dentistry. Treatment consent. Insurance fraud.

Week 4

Infection control, narcotics, and emergencies: Dental Pharmacology, Controlled substance act. Prescriptions. Dental Emergencies protocol. Infection control, OSHA, CDC, and EPA.

Week 5

Administrative Duties: Handling phone calls, proper scheduling, recall lost, production goal, communication with insurance companies, understanding schedule of benefits, insurance terminology, presenting treatment plan and collecting co-pay.

Week 6

Dental specialties and proper communication with specialty offices, marketing dental practice.