Course Description

College of Alameda’s Dental Assisting Program is accredited by the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation and by the United States Department of Education. Our program consists of two consecutive semesters (Fall & Spring) of full time study, and will prepare you to obtain your RDA (Registered Dental Assistant) and CDA (Certified Dental Assistant) licensing. As a student, you’ll be involved in an administrative and clinical practicum in dental care settings in the community. A high level of manual dexterity, the ability to multi-task, and a high degree of attention to detail are required for successful completion of this program.