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Weekend Dental Assistant School
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Wisconsin’s Best Dental Assistant Training from a State Certified School
Become a Dental Assistant in Just 10 Saturdays!
Finding the right career can be difficult. You're thinking “I have to work full time so I can pay the bills, how on earth am I going to find time to go to school for a career?” Weekend Dental Assistant School understands. We help you prepare for a new, exciting career as a Wisconsin dental assistant in just 10 consecutive Saturdays!
As Wisconsin's top dental assistant school, we provide quality, hands-on training in a modern dental office so motivated adults can prepare for a new career. For just 10 Saturdays from 8:00am to 5:00pm, classroom and hands-on training is provided by practicing dental professionals using the most state-of-the-art equipment and the most up-to-date techniques. The demand for dental assistants is ever rising – Our purpose is to supply trained, entry level dental assistants to the field of dentistry. Dentists need trained, knowledgeable assistance at their side and Weekend Dental Assistant School delivers.
The 10-week course is offered three times a year, generally starting in January, March, and September. See our dental assisting course calendar to choose a session.
Career Change to Dental Assistant in Wisconsin
Many Americans are dissatisfied with their job but are worried about finding a job with no degree, taking a pay cut if they change careers, or about not being able to find a new job at all. When all your experience is in one field, the idea of a career change can be very intimidating. With our 10 Saturday dental assistant programs near Green Bay, you can keep working full time while you learn all the skills you need to get a job at a dentist, orthodontist, oral surgeon, or other dental office.
At our Wisconsin Dental Assistant School, we often see CNAs (Certified Nursing Assistants) who love helping people but find their job too stressful or physically demanding. They become burned out. The transition from CNA to Dental Assistant allows you to continue using your CNA job skills, working in the medical field, seeing patients, and helping people stay healthy without all the physical, mental, and emotional stress.
If you find yourself thinking “I want a career change” or “I NEED a career change,” apply now to start your dental assistant training.
Appleton Dental Assistant School Creates Confident Professionals
Everything we teach our students is industry standard material. We won’t waste time teaching anything outdated or unused in a dental office. We get working dental professionals to come in and share stories of real life experiences and helpful tips to the class, so you know what you are learning in our classes will be applied when you land your new dental assistant career.
Unlike most dental assistant programs, we teach our classes in a real dental office. Not only will you learn everything you need to know, but you will get comfortable using those skills in real dental rooms! Our Wisconsin dental assistant school gives students a step up on the competition.
At WDAS, you are given all the tools and information you need to succeed in a career as a professional dental assistant. During the dental assistant course orientation, you will learn what is acceptable to wear to every class and what equipment you should bring.
Not only will we give you the knowledge and skills to thrive in a real dentist office, we do mock interviews with our students to ensure they know how to properly sell themselves to potential employers. The graduating students from Weekend Dental Assistant School have a high rate of success getting hired as dental assistants for dentists, orthodontists, oral surgeons, and more!
We want you to feel comfortable and be able to professionally describe your newly learned skill-set. Our dental assistant courses are extremely hands on because we want you to feel confident upon completion of the program.
What to Expect from Your Wisconsin Dental Assistant Training
As a Weekend Dental Assistant School student, you will learn a vast amount of information and gain valuable hands-on experience in each aspect of dental assisting. Our thorough Appleton dental assisting program provides you with training and experience in:
- Four-Handed Dentistry
- Chair-Side Dental Assisting
- Impressions and Model Trimming
- Sterilization Procedures
- OSHA Requirements
- Dental Terminology and Materials
- Dental and Oral Anatomy
- Dental Charting
- Treatment Room Disinfection and Maintenance
- Dental X-Rays
- And MORE!
Driving Directions to Wisconsin Dental Assistant School
Weekend Dental Assistant School serves students from all over Wisconsin, including Green Bay, Oshkosh, Oconomowoc, Milwaukee, Waukesha, and Madison. Whether you work full time or go to school during the week, our 10-week Saturday courses make it easy to get started toward your new career, even if you live far away. It’s well-worth the drive for the opportunity to gain invaluable knowledge, hands-on experience, mock interview training, and more. See the driving directions to our Wisconsin dental assistant school from your location.
How Much Is Tuition for Dental Assistant School?
Find out the cost of dental assistant school, including tuition, textbooks, and the optional workbook. Unlike other dental assistant training programs in the Green Bay area, WDAS does not require hundreds of dollars of books and supplies, making our program more affordable. Our Saturday classes also allow you to continue working full time so you don’t lose income while taking the course.
Weekend Dental Assistant School Offers A Military Discount
As a thank you for your service, our MILITARY DISCOUNT PROGRAM offers a 10% DISCOUNT* for:
- Active duty U.S. military
- Retired military
- Military reserves and guard.
This exclusive discount helps you achieve the education you need to become a great Dental Assistant.
*Proof of your service will be required with full payment of your tuition to reserve your spot and must not be retroactive
Contact us to make financial arrangements.
Wisconsin Dental Assistant School Provides Knowledge, Experience, and Confidence
With almost a decade of experience teaching dental assistants, the knowledgeable instructors at our Wisconsin dental assistant school provide every student with the hands-on training necessary to start a successful new career. We prepare you for every aspect of a job as a dental assistant, from the ceil blue lab jacket and scrubs to the atmosphere of a real dental office to the use of every tool and piece of equipment.
By the end of the 80-hour course, you’ll be completely comfortable with the most up-to-date dental equipment, instruments, and techniques. You will know exactly what will be expected of you on your first day of work as a dental assistant. Our mock interviews will prepare you to confidently describe your new knowledge and skills to potential employers. We are proud to say we have a 100% student satisfaction rate - check out our Wisconsin Dental Assistant School reviews and see for yourself. As our career-ready graduates transition into the dental assistant job they’ve been working toward, they are confident in their new skills.
Advanced Dental X-Ray Course Available to Dental Assistants
We are proud to offer an advanced dental X-ray course. You will learn everything from taking digital and film X-rays to charting and reading the diagnostic images.
Hands-on training and lecture parts will be taught to guarantee every student understands every aspect of dental X-rays, film and digital. This class is a one-time, 3-hour course.
Our advanced dental X-ray course is perfect for current and past students of WDAS as well as practicing dental assistants looking to expand their knowledge of taking thorough and accurate dental images.
The Appleton Weekend Dental Assistant School prepares students for the Dental Assistant National Board (DANB) certification exams. While DANB certification is not required in the state of Wisconsin to be a practicing dental assistant, receiving your National Entry Level Dental Assistant (NELDA) or Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) will make your application really stand out. Learn more about the DANB certification exams.
Dental Assistant Program Makes You Stand Out
Whether you are looking for a new profession or the thing to make your resume stand out to gain acceptance into dental school, Weekend Dental Assistant School is the program for you. You’ll receive the full dental assisting experience, and graduate with confidence – ready for a new career! We proudly have a 100% student satisfaction rate. Fill out an application and come for a tour today to find out why our program is second to none.
Don’t Settle for Less… Come Learn with the Best!
Best of Appleton Adult Education Award
We aren't kidding when we say we're the best! Weekend Dental Assistant School received the 2017 Best of Appleton Adult Education Award. Our reputation in training and preparing students to work in the dental field as dental assistants is recognized as the best. From our hands-on training to our job placement assistance, WDAS is dedicated to the success of our students! Don't waste your time and money by attending the same public college everyone else is. Get the knowledge and experience you need from industry experienced instructors while using real dental equipment.
When you graduate from WDAS you can be sure your resume will stand out from the rest!