WHO WE ARE
If you are looking for Dental Assisting Schools near Milwaukee, Today’s Dentistry Assisting School is STATE APPROVED to instruct dental assisting in a private setting where we adhere to strict State Rules and Regulations. We provide students with a pathway to a rewarding dental assisting career in just 11 weeks of Saturday classes, held onsite at our very own Cedarburg dental office. Our dental assisting course is designed to accommodate working adults, so you can keep your job and continue with your life while you work towards becoming a dental assistant!
Our dental assisting school provides all the latest in state of the art dental equipment and technology in our real-life dental office. Our qualified staff trains students with the latest in techniques and materials, with respect for the evolution of the field of dentistry. You will be trained by working professionals with over 40 years of combined dental experience. Our course of study gives you the education and hands-on training you’ll need to succeed as a dental assistant.
Dr. Joe Kunick and Dr. Adam Markham are the owners of not only Today’s Dentistry (family practice) but also Today’s Dentistry’s Dental Assisting School. Both doctors are graduates of the Marquette University School of Dentistry.
What’s a typical Saturday class like? We meet for 8 hours every Saturday. Morning lectures are followed by afternoons of practical, hands-on dental assisting training in clinic setting. You’ll learn how to work with all the instruments, equipment, and materials commonly used by dental assistants in most practices. Today’s Dentistry’s Dental Assisting School graduates also benefit from a strong knowledge base that is strengthened by home study each week.
- small class size (10-12 students per session)
- comfortable learning environment with one on one instructor time and interaction.
- Student/Teacher ratio of 5/1
- Convenient Training Location in metro Milwaukee area
- Affordable tuition
- Accommodating financing options
Today’s Dentistry’s Dental Assisting School curriculum is built on national standards and tailored based on input from local dental practitioners about the skills they’re looking for in dental assistants. Today’s Dentistry’s Dental Assisting School is dedicated to staying current on the standards and dental practice trends around the country, regularly reviewing and updating our curriculum in order to best prepare you for a successful career.
A Certificate of Achievement in dental assisting from Today’s Dentistry’s Dental Assisting School will give you a competitive advantage over applicants who might require extensive on-the-job training. This also means that your starting pay will likely be higher. The current median salary for dental assistants in the US is $34,000. Qualified, experienced dental assistants can make even more!
*see course schedule below
TUITION AND FINANCING
Tuition fee of $4500 includes Syllabus, course text book, lab fees, clinic materials, scrubs, CPR training, resume and interview training, course completion certificate, AND teeth whitening kit.
We offer in-house financing. Contact us for further assistance – (262) 375-1800
See our link to course catalog for course policies, admission requirements, and registration materials.
Today’s Dentistry’s Dental Assisting School Course Schedule
|Day 1||General introduction to terminology and equipment. Introduction to Treatment room equipment, Asepsis (Chapter 1)|
|Day 2||Four-handed dentistry, instrument transfer, isolation techniques, suctioning(HVE), local anesthesia, patient positioning, hand-piece maintenance, Sterilization (Chapter 2)|
|Day 3||Radiology theory and practice of intraoral & extra oral x-ray techniques, x-ray safety and darkroom procedures. (Chapter 3)|
|Day 4||Amalgam & composite materials – instruments, mixing, curing, tubs & trays. (Chapter 4)|
|Day 5||XRAY QUIZ – Cements and liners, alginate impressions (upper arch), model pouring and trimming (Chapter 5)|
|Day 6||MID-TERM EXAM – Oral surgery & periodontal instruments and materials, alginate impressions (lower arch). (Chapter 6)|
|Day 7||Crown & Bridge instruments and materials, making temporary restorations, bite registration and wax bites. (Chapter 7)|
|Day 8||Endodontic materials and instruments, Endodontic x-rays, Job Interview techniques. (Chapter 8)|
|Day 9||Office Management, front desk operation, appointments, billing dental insurance, office management software, OSHA regulations as it applies to dental assisting, job interview skills/ techniques. (Chapter 9)|
|Day 10||CPR training and Certification – Afternoon review and free clinic time|
|Day 11||FINAL EXAM AND PRACTICAL EXAM – final written exam, x-ray practical and practical clinical exam, Graduation and awarding of certificates and pins (Chapter 10)|