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Dental Assisting

The Sunrise School of Dental Assisting program is a 13-week course that provides all of the skills necessary to start a dynamic and interesting career in dental assisting.

Here are just a few of the many benefits:

  • Experienced and qualified instructors
  • Small class sizes to better provide individualized attention
  • Great class schedules to fit busy lifestyles so you can maintain your current job.  Classes are held on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s from 6 PM – 9 PM.
  • Hands-on training to give you the skills and experience you need
  • 3 Convenient locations:  Raleigh, NC – Fayetteville, NC – Greensboro, NC
  • Affordable tuition with multiple financing options
  • Although we cannot guarantee you a job after graduation, we do provide job placement assistance including:  Professional resume writing, guidance on dress & professional attire, Interview coaching, and information on available jobs.

If you would like more specific information about the application process, tuition costs and our current discounts, please visit the Application section of our website or contact us directly at (919) 878-2077 or with any questions you may have.

What does our Dental Assistant Program offer?

At Sunrise School of Dental Assisting, you will learn all of the necessary skills to successfully become an oral health professional. After completing the program, students have learned and will receive:

  • A certificate of Dental Assisting I
  • NC Radiology Certification
  • Certificate for OSHA and Office Emergency training
  • CPR certification
  • Sterilization and infection control certificate
  • Chair-side training with regard to dental equipment, instruments and tray set-ups
  • Knowledge of proper laboratory procedures
  • An introduction to dental health and preventative dentistry

What do Dental Assistants do?

Dental assistants are valuable members of the dental care team. They work directly with dentists to improve their efficiency and make sure patients receive quality care in a timely manner. If you want a career that is rewarding and you possess strong communication skills, and enjoy working with both your hands and your mind, a career in dental assisting is right for you.

A dental assistant has some of the most varied and comprehensive duties on the dental team. Their tasks require both technical and interpersonal skills. Responsibilities vary depending on both state regulations and practice, but for a detailed job description and list of career advantages visit the American Dental Association site.

What career opportunities are available to you after graduation?

Our program provides the knowledge necessary to enter a variety of career paths based on your personal interests and preferences. Some of the options include:

Why should you enroll?

Our program prepares students to enter a rewarding and flexible career field. Dental Assisting also offers many benefits to improve your employment experience:

  • No weekend or evening hours in most practices
  • Full or part-time flexibility
  • Great earning and benefits potential
  • Rapidly growing demand
  • Safe and fun working environment
  • Ideal field for those interested in health careers

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