Dental Assistant Program
West Covina Campus

Hybrid
Format

10 Months
Approximate Length§

8
Course Modules

Yes
Includes Externship

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About This Program

If you love helping people feel better and take better care of themselves but always assumed a career in the dental field was out of reach, career training within the West Covina Dental Assistant program at UEI College may be right for you! Dental Assisting is an in-demand job that can serve as the beginning of a rewarding career with growth potential. Through a mix of classroom lectures, online dental assistant assignments, and in the lab hands-on training on campus twice a week, you’ll learn a variety of important hands-on skills to prepare you for a new entry-level position in dental, from radiography and prosthodontics to educating patients about proper oral care.

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:

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

West Covina Campus Details

Campus:

UEI College - West Covina

Address:

339 N. Azusa Ave. West Covina, CA 91791
Map

Phone:

(626) 988-6090

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-West Covina is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET)

Year Opened:

2018

Classes Starting:

May 28th, 2024

UEI College West Covina Dental Assistant Faculty

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

Claudia Povero (CDC)
Northwest College: Dental Assistant Diploma
Certs: RDA, CPR
Professional Experience: 40 years

Yolanda Puente-Benson
Los Angeles City College: AA degree
Certs: RDA, CPR
Professional Experience: 39 years

Julie Mata
Everest College: Dental Assistant Diploma
Certs: RDA, CPR
Professional Experience: 10 years

Arturo Melendrez
Rio Hondo Community College: Dental Assistant Diploma
Certs: RDA, CPR
Professional Experience: 9 years

Vazquez, Maria Toni
Bryman College: Dental Assistant Diploma
Certs: RDA, CPR
Professional Experience: 11 years

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