Yes! Our Dental Assisting Program is accredited through the Indiana Department of Workforce Development - Office for Career and Technical Schools.
Dental Assistants are responsible for performing a variety of office, laboratory, and clinical duties. During dental visits, the assistants will work alongside the dentist in order to help with a range of procedures.
Dental Assistants will often times take x-rays, ask the patient about medical history, provide patients with pre and post-op instructions, take impressions of teeth, perform administrative duties and help to provide direct patient care in all aspects.
The median annual wage for dental assistants is $41,170 per year as of May 2019. Please visit https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes319091.htm for more information.
If you are having trouble with your school work, please contact the course instructor with your questions and concerns. You can email the instructor at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the school at (812) 378-5500.
Applicants must have a HSD or GED to be eligible for the program. All applicants must be 18 years or older.
Dental Assisting is a career that is very rewarding - both personally and professionally. There is room for growth opportunities and there is a high demand for dental assistants.
Yes. Students are required to purchase the necessary textbooks. Please visit the "Students" tab for a detailed list of required textbooks.
Each student will be required to wear the same uniform. WRD Dental Assisting kindly asks you to wear black scrubs, black lab jacket, and closed-toed clean shoes.
The dental assisting school is located at our state-of-the-art dental office at 2380 Merchant Mile, Suite B, Columbus, IN 47201.