According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, dental assisting is one
of the fastest-growing occupations in the U.S. Dentists have voiced
support for increasing the supply of trained professionals in an effort
to improve patient care.
PDI’s Dental Assistant program offers practical, hands-on training during an intensive, 14-week program. Students meet two evenings per week from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and every other Saturday from 7 a.m. until 10 a.m. The program consists of 160 total hours of training.
These hours include an important Externship which includes working/observing in a functioning dental facility. This program is a hands-on learning experience.
Train with x-ray systems and utilize dental practice software while preparing to take the State licensing exam. At the conclusion of the program, students may take the State licensing exam.
Terri Webb, RDA (Registered Dental Assistant), head instructor, brings 18 years of experience to the program. She attended Northwestern State University.
Scott Baird is a retired firefighter/emergency medical technician, an instructor trainer for the American Heart Association and a hearing and vision screener certified by the Texas State Department of Health Services.
Justin Arredondo, RDA (Registered Dental Assistant), brings 10 years of experience to the program. He was Active Duty Army for 9 ½ years working as a dental assistant and then a dental prophy tech.
Dental Assistant Certificate
Delivery of Dental Materials
To inquire about payment plans, please contact Tami Russell at 866.374.0876 or firstname.lastname@example.org.