Dental Assistant Program
Tacoma Campus


10 Months
Approximate Length§

Course Modules

Includes Externship

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About This Program

If you’re interested in becoming a dental assistant, consider enrolling in UEI College’s Dental Assistant Training Program in Tacoma, Washington. The program will provide you with the knowledge and hands-on training needed to help dentists and dental hygienists care for patients’ teeth and oral health. The program is hybrid, meaning you’ll complete a portion of your education online and attend on-site labs for hands-on training. This learning method will provide you with the skills and confidence you need to pursue a rewarding career as a dental assistant. Also, before completing the course, you will have the opportunity to work at a real dental office as part of your externship, providing you with real-world experience.

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

Tacoma Campus Details


UEI College - Tacoma


1415 E. 72nd St. Tacoma, WA 98404


(253) 210-3590

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-Tacoma is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC)

Year Opened:


Classes Starting:

April 29th, 2024

UEI College Tacoma Dental Assistant Faculty

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

Brianna Conner (PT)
Degree/Certifications: AAS degree in Natural Science-Santa Rosa Junior College
Certs: RDA
Professional Experience: 10 years

Julie Stough (FT)
Degree/Certifications: AAS degree in Dental Assistant-Intellitec College
Certs: RDA
Professional Experience: 20 years

Paige Mitchell (PT)
Certs: RDA, Dental radiology, IV Therapy
Professional Experience: 12 Years

Mercedez Castro (PT)
Cert: RDA/ BLS-CPR / WISHA- HIPAA Infection Control
Professional Experience: 7 years

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