Riverside County Office of Education
Riverside - 951-826-4723 Indio - 760-863-3333

Dental Assistant

Registered Dental Assistant Eligible

This program provides classroom and clinical instruction to prepare students for employment as a chair-side dental assistant.  Instruction includes dental radiology, infection control, and sterilization and disinfecting procedures with an emphasis on OSHA requirements.  Students will also learn to take impressions of teeth, chart oral conditions, and identify dental instruments and equipment.  Preventative dental health, dental terminology, and dental anatomy will also be covered in the program.


Dental Assistant, RDA Eligible: click here for more info

Fall 2019 ENROLLMENT will OPEN June 2019

Gainful Employment Disclosure

Dental-Coronal Polishing: click here for more info

Dental-Orthodontic Assistant: click here for more info

Dental-Infection Control Update: click here for more info

Dental-RDA Written Exam: click here for more info

Dental Pit Fissure Sealant:  click here for more info

Dental Ultrasonic Scaling: click here for more info

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Admission Requirements

  • High school diploma/equivalent *
  • SCE orientation & assessment*
  • Social security card
  • Current government issued photo ID
*may be required