Lifetime Job Placement Assistance:

Altrain Dental Assisting Academy offers Lifetime Job Placement Assistance. The placement assistance includes: preparation of a customized resume, assistance writing cover letters, direct placements leads, mock interviews, clinical reviews and optional internship/externship opportunities.  Additionally, the program provides a three hour presentation which discusses occupational research, interview tips, techniques and job seeking strategies.

X-ray Certification Exam:

X-ray Certification is the number one entry level job requirement for Dental Assistants. In order to legally operate dental x-ray equipment in the state of Arizona; a dental assistant must hold a current Arizona Board-approved certificate in radiology. The Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) administers the exams. Altrain Dental thoroughly prepares students for the exam and offers forty-eight hours of combined lecture and clinical training in radiology. Digital X-ray Training is also provided.

Coronal Polish Certification Exam:

Coronal Polishing is a license to clean or polish teeth. To perform Coronal Polishing procedures in the state of Arizona under the general supervision of a licensed dentist, a dental assistant must hold an Arizona Coronal Polishing Certificate. Altrain Dental thoroughly prepares students for the exam and offers extensive clinical training as required to complete the application process. The Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) administers the exams.  This licenses is typically required to obtain a job as a Dental Assistant.

Dentrix Software Training:

Dentrix is the leading dental software program used in the state of Arizona. Dentrix is a computer program used in dental offices as a patient database.  It’s also used for scheduling, billing, charting, treatment planning and insurance management. Knowledge of the software is an entry level job requirement for over 90% of the current positions in the state of Arizona. Dental Assistants that are cross trained for both front and back office have more job opportunities and are much more valuable to a dental office. Altrain Dental Assisting Academy includes this training in our 13 week program.

Hands-on Training in a Dental Office Setting:

Altrain Dental Assisting Academy focuses on hands-on training. The program is similar to on the job training. The maximum class size is 16 students and we provide up to three instructors per class period. The program is designed to maximize hands-on learning and provide students with personal attention. Training is performed in a dental office setting utilizing the same instruments, materials and equipment that will be used in the field.

Best of All, it’s Affordable!

Tuition includes:
• All text books, lab supplies, materials, and uniform voucher
• Lifetime Job Placement Assistance
• X-ray and Coronal Polish Exam Preparation and Exam Fees
• Dentrix Software Training (front and back office)
• American Heart Association CPR Certification
• Digital and Conventional X-ray Training

Altrain Dental is proud to offer partial scholarships for WIOA, TAA, and VA funded students.

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