How to begin your Career

Our dental assisting classes have open enrollment in February and September.

We will have an Orientation Meeting to answer any questions you may have about our course and to provide a chance for you to meet instructors and new students enrolled in the class.

We have enclosed some registration material for those who wish to reserve a place in that class. Since the class fills up quickly, we suggest that you mail in your deposit as soon as possible. If you would like to visit our facility, we encourage you to do so. Please call our office at 207-939-5527 or 207-939-5527 and ask to speak with Bernadette. I’ll arrange an interview for you.

The course is designed to give the student maximum “hands-on” training and experience in an actual dental office. The teaching is stimulating, fast paced, and relies heavily on individual participation. The largest size of the one group is one instructor per six students. This ensures personal attention and a worthwhile learning experience. A syllabus containing notes on all lectures material as well as excellent textbooks are provided so as to heighten the classroom experience and eliminate excessive not taking.

A career of helping people improve their dental health will be rewarding and enormously satisfying for you. No two days will ever be the same and your job will continuously renew itself. It is a career that will always be in demand and in need of capable, trained and caring dental assistants.

Please read over the information and call us if you have any questions. The staff and I look forward to seeing you in our class!

Start Your New Career Today!
Sincerely,

Bernadette Serafin
Director of Admissions

Prerequisites
For the Dental Assistant program you will need to be prepared for the following things;

  • Hepatitis B shots – Have your record of immunizations on hand as your employer may ask for proof of this prior to date of hire.
  • Clinical Healthcare Scrubs – Pants, Shirt, Full-length lab jacket and white leather closed toes shoes (You may choose any color healthcare scrubs you’d like however I recommend staying with a white or light color. Please don’t wear you healthcare provider shoes on the street you may bring them in a bag etc. This keeps your shoes nice and white.) Also Uniforms Express offers our students a discount in stores located in South Portland, Auburn and Biddeford.
  • Copy of your High School Diploma or GED – This must be the raised sealed copy. You will need this in order to apply for your radiology exam with DANB.
  • During your dental radiology course you will be given your application for the National Radiology Exam. Upon completion of this application you are required to send in one hundred seventy five dollars with the application.
  • The license fee in the State of Maine is one hundred ninety dollars, this license is goof for five years and is sometimes paid for by your employer.
  • Textbooks, study models and safety glasses are sold at orientation these total three hundred dollars.