Dental Assistant Program
Gardena Campus


10 Months
Approximate Length§

Course Modules

Includes Externship

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About This Program

If you enjoy helping people improve their health and self-image but always assumed a career in the dental field was beyond you reach, consider career training in the Gardena Dental Assistant program at UEI College. Our Dental Assistant program can give you the boost you need to enter the diverse dental field as you’ll have earned the skills necessary to confidently and effectively work with both patients and dental professionals. Through a mix of online classroom lectures, and in person lab training with experienced instructors, you’ll learn a variety of important skills that can make you an invaluable member of a variety of dental health teams.

Course List


Course Title

DA 110

Dental Science/Medical Emergencies

DA 120

Chairside Assisting

DA 130


DA 140

Dental Material

DA 150

Preventative Dentistry

DA 160

Dental Specialties

DA 170

Prosthodontics/Administrative Assistant

DA 190


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

Gardena Campus Details


UEI College - Gardena


661 W. Redondo Beach Blvd. Gardena, CA 90247


(424) 286-9990

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


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

Year Opened:


Classes Starting:

April 29th, 2024

UEI College Gardena Dental Assistant Faculty

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

Raquel Valle, CDC
Certs: RDA
Professional Experience: 22 years

Monique Alderete Casillas
Orange Coast College: AA degree, Dental Assistant
Certs: RDA
Professional Experience: 4 Years

Mayra Quza
UEI College: Dental Assistant Diploma
Certs: RDA, Coronal Polish Certificate, Pit & Fissure Sealant Certificate
Professional Experience: 10 years

Elva Solorio
ROP (North Orange County): Dental Assistant Certificate
Certs: RDA
Professional Experience: 23 years

Dennis Garcia
Unciano College of Dentistry: Doctor of Dental Medicine
Professional experience: 27 years

Sergio Ramirez
UEI College: Dental Assistant Diploma
Certs: RDA
Professional Experience: 8 years

Information deemed reliable. See our Course Catalog for complete information.