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Why Choose Our School

If you are serious about a career as a dental assistant, you must take your education and training seriously. The training you receive has a direct impact on your confidence and skill as a dental assistant. The Sunrise School of Dental Assisting offers a comprehensive training program that empowers students with requisite knowledge and clinical skills to become valuable dental team members upon graduation. Here are 10 reasons to choose the Sunrise School of Dental Assisting as your first step in pursuing a career in the dental field.

#1: Experience

The Sunrise School of Dental Assisting has been in operation since 2007 and was founded by Dr. Dinah Vice, a Triangle dentist with over 30 years of experience. Our faculty members have several decades of combined experience in all areas of the dental industry.

#2: Convenience

Classes are held in the evening, meaning little personal or professional sacrifice is necessary in pursuing dental assistant training. And because our program is only 13 weeks long, you can position yourself for a lifelong career in a relatively short amount of time.

#3: Diversity

We are proud to offer dental assistant training, front office administration training, as well as certification programs in nitrous oxide sedation and radiology.

#4: Multiple Locations

A Sunrise education is available to students from a wide geographic area, with locations in Raleigh, Greensboro, and Fayetteville.

#5: Unique Experiences

Sunrise students have the opportunity to rotate through private dental offices, providing a superior, real-life training experience, as compared to other schools that train in “mock” clinics.

#6: One-on-one Instruction

Class sizes at Sunrise are small enough that each student is afforded a high degree of individualized training. One-on-one tutoring is also available to all students any time it is needed—at no cost.

#7: Student Services

Our program coordinator assists students with every step of the enrollment process, and provides ongoing administrative support to students for the duration of the program.

#8: Graduate Services

The Sunrise School of Dental Assisting does more than simply teach the skills of dental assisting. We teach students how to compose professional, effective resumes, how to succeed in interviews, and how to conduct successful job searches. Thanks to the extensive network of dentists that Sunrise communicates with, graduates may have the first access to available job opportunities.

#9: Affordability

Sunrise offers a top-quality dental assistant education at an affordable price, with flexible payment options. Our program coordinator can walk you through different payment options to find the best plan for you.

#10: Commitment

The Sunrise School of Dental Assisting is committed to helping each of its students achieve their personal and professional goals. Our faculty goes above and beyond to ensure the success of each individual in our program, from enrollment day to graduation day.

If you are ready to begin your career in dental assisting, contact us today to find out how we can help you on your professional journey. We look forward to having you as part of our family!

The Program

Our school offers you an ideal opportunity to begin your career quickly and affordably. Each student learns all the necessary skills and knowledge to immediately enter the dental assisting field in either a part or full-time position in only thirteen weeks. With conveniently scheduled classes, you can maintain your current job for a smooth transition into the dental field. Please see the Program tab to learn more about what you can gain from our program.

The Owner

Sunrise School of Dental Assisting is owned by Dinah B. Vice, DDS, and her husband, Rick Vice. Dr. Vice opened the school in 2007 to provide a quality education in dental assisting that is convenient and affordable. The instructors at all of our locations are experienced and qualified professionals. Our team works together to provide our students the most comprehensive and modern educational experience possible.

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