Orthodontic Assistant Program

Are you an experienced Dental Assistant looking to acquire a new set of skills to advance your career? Or a new Dental Assistant student that wants to graduate with extra skills for your new career?

Enhance Your Skills With Our Orthodontic Assistant Program

Desert Dental & Health Academy proudly offers our students the Orthodontic Assistant Program to help them develop advanced skills to help them thrive as Dental Assistants. As an Orthodontic Assistant, you will become the backbone of your practice, able to help provide preventative and corrective orthodontic treatments to your patients. 

After completing our program as an Orthodontic Assistant you will  be familiar with the procedures required to prevent and correct any malalignment or irregularities of your patients teeth, jaws, and face. You will learn different types of orthodontic appliances and procedures that will straighten your patients teeth. 

What Will You Learn In Our Orthodontic Assistant Program?

Orthodontic Instrument Identification & Appliances

Orthodontic Assistant Duties & Numbering System

Fixed or Removeable Appliance Care and Hygiene

Phases of Orthodontic & Types of Braces

Different Bracket Systems & Arch Wires

Tying patients with wires and elastics

Placing and Removing Seperators

Orthodontic Work Ups

Banding and Bonding

This is an hands-on program designed to give you a comprehensive education, as well as the skills & experience required to succeed as an Orthodontic Assistant. When you complete this course, you will have the ability to perform your duties effectively, conduct orthodontic workups, and positively impact your patients.

Enhance Your Skills With Our Orthodontics Assistant Program

Desert Dental & Health Academy proudly offers our students the Orthodontics Assistant Program to help them develop advanced skills to help them thrive as Dental Assistants. As an Orthodontic Assistant, you will become the backbone of your practice, able to help provide preventative and corrective orthodontic treatments to your patients. 

After graduating from our program as an Orthodontic Assistant you will  be familiar with the procedures required to prevent and correct any malalignment or irregularities of your patients teeth, jaws, and face. You will learn different types of orthodontic appliances and procedures that will straighten your patients teeth. 

What Will You Learn In Our Orthodontics Assistant Program?

Instrument Indetification & Patient Prep

As a student of our program, you will become familiar with many of the instruments available for orthodontic procedures. Hands-on experience will allow you to become confident in your skills. This will include orthodontic pliers, cheek retractors, band removers, distal end cutters, and more!

Care for & Educate Patients On Orthodontic Appliances

Whether you are working on a fixed, or removeable, appliances, or tying patients with wires and elastics, you will receive a thorough education on how to care for many orthodontic appliances, and learn to educate your patients on how to care for them as well.

Hands-on Experience With Braces

You will also learn how to identify, and provide different braces for your patients. Our hands-on program will give you real world experience with 5 of the main types of braces available today including: Metal Braces, Ceramic Braces, Lingual Braces, Self-ligating braces, and clear aligners like Invisalign.

Front Office Expecations & Documentation

As an Orthodontic Assistant, you will have additional responsibilities when it comes to front office operations, and documentation in patient charts. Our program will prepare you to master these additional tasks, and excel as an Orthodontic Assistant for your practice.

This is an intense, hands-on program designed to give you a comprehensive education, as well as the skills & experience required to succeed as an experienced Orthodontic Assistant. When you graduate from this course, you will have confidence in your ability to perform your duties, conduct orthodontic workups on patients, and positively impact your patients.

Orthodontic Assistant Program Requirements For Admission

Desert Dental & Health Academy does not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, marital status, nation origin, race, or religion.

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Interested in our Orthodontic Assistant program  in Goodyear, AZ? The following is required in order to be eligible:

  • A valid Government issued ID
  • Completion of the Admission Interview
    • Completed during your School Tour
  • You Must be at least 16 Years of Age (Any students under the age of 18 MUST have written consent from a Parent or Guardian)
  • Dental Assistant Experience OR Dental Assistant Schooling.
  • Your payment plan must be selected

This program is for academic improvement or use for a dental assistant to improve job opportunities

Tuition & Payments for Orthodontic Assistant Program

What Does Tuition Include?

Your Tuition will include:

  • All Required Supplies & Materials
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Gear
  • 1x Set of Scrubs
  • 3 Orthodontic Typodonts

Payment Options

30 Hour Program | $2,000 Total Cost

At Desert Dental & Health Academy, we offer several convenient payment options.

Paid in Full

Full Upfront Payment

  • No Deposit Required
  • No Additional Payments
  • 5% Discount Applied for Single Transactions

5 Weekly Payments

Interest-Free Through Your Payment Duration

  • $200 Deposit Required (applied to tuition)
  • 1st payment due prior to the start of class
  • Additional payments billed every 7 days after

What Sets Desert Dental & Health Academy Apart?

Obtain Your Certifications

With Desert Dental & Health Academy, when you graduate from any of our programs, we assist you with getting your certifications that set you apart. Certification exam fees are included in your tuition.

Smaller Class Sizes For Better Learning

Comprehension is key. That is why our average class size is 1 instructor per 6 students. We believe in keeping class sizes smaller so that you get the MOST out of your investment.

All Fees Included In Tuition Pricing

With Desert Dental & Health Academy, you will never have to worry about last minute fees in the middle, or the end of your program and certification. We are 100% upfront with everything, and you actually get what you pay for.

Financing Options are Available

Worried about the cost of Tuition? We can help! We have financing options available to ease the burden of starting your new career so you can focus on learning your new craft.

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