Frequently Asked Questions about our Dental Assistant School

Frequently Asked Questions about our Dental Assistant School

Enrolling in a new program in any field is an exciting life decision. However, we understand you may have some questions before enrolling. Our dental assistant school has gathered answers to frequently asked questions of our program for you to use as a resource!

Is a college degree necessary to apply?

No! Although a college transcript can be used for enrollment, all you need to enroll is a high school or GED transcript to apply. Please note that a copy of diploma will not be accepted due to licensing guidelines.
The other requirements for your application can be found here.

Are there financing options or discounts?

Yes! We realize not everyone may be able to provide the tuition in full (however, we do offer a discount to those who do) We have a list of different payments available for those who may want to pay in installments. This can be found here.

Will the Dental Assisting Classes offer any “hands-on” experiences?

Yes, our program allows our students to rotate through our private dental offices, then once you graduate you have the opportunity to shadow in any of the four locations until you secure a position.

How long is the dental assistant school’s program?

Our program is only 14 weeks long! In that short amount of time, you’ll be able to set yourself up with a lifelong career.

What classes are in the program?

Our program contains short-term instruction in Head & Neck Anatomy, Dental Anatomy, Microbiology, Embryology, Histology, Dental Radiology, and a wide array of advanced clinical courses including dental x-rays! More details on the program can be found here

How do I apply?

Once you have the required documentation, you can access the application online by clicking here or contacting us to request a copy either via email or US mail.
Your application will require
• A $35.00 non-refundable application fee
• A copy of your high school, GED, or completed college transcript (diploma copies are not accepted)
• A $100.00 deposit to hold a seat in the class

With dental assistant schools in Greensboro, Raleigh, and Fayetteville, Sunrise School of Dental Assisting looks forward to welcoming prospective students in the Burlington, Cary, Chapel Hill, Dunn, Sanford, Winston-Salem, Wilson, and Smithfield, NC areas to our program! If you’re ready to enroll or have other questions you would like to ask before you apply, we invite you to visit our application page to learn about the application process or give us a call today!

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