Description of Curriculum
Star of Texas Dental Assisting School is a twelve consecutive week teaching program training students to be entry-level dental assistants for private and specialty practice dental offices. This program is detailed, comprehensive and fast paced.
Lectures are taught one day per week totaling 48 clock hours. Practice Lab/Clinical with the Instructor is 48 clock hours. Lab/Clinical in a dental practice setting total to 100 clock hours or 10 clock hours per week, which must be completed to receive certification. The overall learning time is 196 clock hours.
There is a textbook that is required for this course which also has an interactive CD-ROM to aide in the preparation of the course and will allow the student to study at home approximately 60 hours.
The students’ total learning experience will consist of 196 clock hours – Lecture/Theory for 48 clock hours, Clinical/Lab for 48 clock hours, plus 100 externship clock hours.
Upon completion of our Star of Texas Dental Assisting Program, students will receive a Certificate of Completion accompanied by a letter of introduction for their resume and signed by the Director of the School.
Detail of Instructional Materials, Media, and Supplies:
Books: Title Author Publication Date Cost
Textbook: Modern Dental Assisting Bird, Robinson Copyright 2015 $100.00
Workbook: Modern Dental Assisting Bird, Robinson Copyright 2015 $50.00
Supplies: Students will need to come prepared the first day of school with the above Textbook and Workbook, along with a notebook, a number 2 pencil and a pen. A red and blue pencil will be provided.
Dental Instruments: A Pocket Guide Boyd Copyright 2015 $50.00
CPR Course $50.00