Rogue Community College
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About the Program

Our limited entry one-year certificate prepares you for the pathway to become a certified Dental Assistant (CDAs), with expanded functions (EFDA). 

  • Seven core dental assisting classes
  • Four dental exam preparation classes
  • Three professional skills classes
  • Practicum and seminar includes 300 CWE hrs. in a dental office
  • Apply in January, to enter the program in the fall 
  • Financial aid eligible

Successful program completion meets the eligibility requirements for dental assisting students to take Oregon certification exams (Oregon Basic and EFDA) and 2/3 of the DANB pathway II National CDA certification exams. (Radiation Health & Safety and Infection Control). See www.danb.org or www.oregon.gov/dentistry/pages/index.aspx  for specific information.