Dental Assistant Program
Bakersfield Campus

Hybrid
Format

10 Months
Approximate Length§

8
Course Modules

Yes
Includes Externship

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About This Program

Enroll in the Bakersfield Dental Assistant program at UEI College and train for the career helping dentists care for their patients' teeth, oral hygiene and overall health. Through a combination of online learning and hands-on lab training twice a week on campus, along with an externship at a local dental office, you'll be introduced to common dental terminology, dental equipment, preventative dentistry, and related office procedures so you can acquire the knowledge, skills and confidence for a rewarding career in the dental field.

Course List

Course

Course Title

DA 110

Dental Science/Medical Emergencies

DA 120

Chairside Assisting

DA 130

Radiography

DA 140

Dental Material

DA 150

Preventative Dentistry

DA 160

Dental Specialties

DA 170

Prosthodontics/Administrative Assistant

DA 190

Externship

Career Outcomes

As a graduate of the program, you may qualify for the following positions:

  • Dental Assistant
  • Orthodontic Assistant
  • Orthodontic Technician
  • Surgical Dental Assistant
  • Oral Surgery Assistant
  • Registered Dental Assistant

UEI College Bakersfield Dental Assistant Faculty

Learn from knowledgeable instructors who have experience working in the field.

Cynthia Sanchez Guzman
Experience: 32 Years
Education: SJVC Dental Assistant Diploma
Certificates: RDA

Kiara Cauley
Experience: 13 Years
Education: SJVC Dental Assistant Diploma
Certificates: RDA

Tasha Armstead
Experience: 21 Years
Education: SJVC Dental Assistant Diploma
Certificates: RDA

Priscilla Medina
Experience: 17 Years
Education: N/A
Certificates: RDA

Daisla Simmons
Experience: 5 Years
Education: SJVC Dental Assistant Diploma
Certificates: RDA

Gina Couch
Experience: 20 Years
Education: Taft College: AA degree in Liberal Arts; AS degree in Criminal Justice; SJVC Dental Assistant Diploma
Certificates: RDA

Bakersfield Campus Details

Campus:

UEI College - Bakersfield

Address:

3737 Rosedale Hwy, Bakersfield, CA 93308
Map

Phone:

(661) 846-2244

Campus Hours:

Monday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Accreditation:

UEI College-Bakersfield is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC)

Year Opened:

2012

Classes Starting:

February 27th, 2024