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Welcome to San Diego Dental Careers

We are a dental assisting school located within a million dollar dental practice. SDDC was formed by a group of dentists dedicated to training people like you for a successful career as a dental assistant. Our state-of-the-art dental practice is an ideal learning environment where you'll have the opportunity to earn part of your tuition while you learn on the job. This course prepares you in half the time and at a fraction of the cost of most other programs. You will learn what dentists really need you to know to be on the cutting edge. Please check out our website to meet us and learn about our state-of-the-art facility at HurstFamilyDental.com.

How long is the program and how much will it cost?

The program will run on Saturdays from 8am to 5pm. Students will attend 10 out of 11 consecutive Saturdays (students will have one Saturday off). In addition each student will have the opportunity to have 4 hours per week of on the job training. Or, if you prefer, there is an evening class that will run on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30pm - 9:00pm. Students who attend the evening session will still have the opportunity to do on the job training for 4 hours per week during office hours.

The total cost is $4305 and can be financed making payments as low as $110 per month. You will receive 10 weeks of on the job training, a certificate in dental assisting, an x-ray license and a CPR certification. That is everything you need to start your career as a dental assistant.

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