Frequently Asked Questions
Q: After completing the 10 week course, can this program help me to find a job in a dental office?
A: Ark-La-Tex Dental Assisting Academy networks with dentists to provide their offices the opportunity to find graduates from this program which meet their employment needs.
Q: Will this course still benefit me if I choose to move out of state?
A: Basically, dental assisting knowledge and skills are very much uniform, especially in the areas of dental materials, operatory setups, and front desk job duties. Therefore, the knowledge you gain from this program will carry over very well in helping your dental assisting career. Each student will be responsible for learning their state requirements. Each state has different licensing requirements.
Q: Does this program offer additional help for students who are struggling with understanding the course material?
A: On a weekly basis, review sessions are given during the lecture process which not only reinforces important concepts, but also provides students ample opportunities to ask questions while helping the instructors to identify areas which need further clarification. If any students are falling behind with certain aspects of the program, these students will be able to request additional time for “tutoring” sessions (at no additional charge) either after class or on a separate day, depending on the students and instructors availability.
Q: If I am already working in a dental office, would this course still be beneficial to me?
A: Absolutely!! One of the many goals of this program is to encourage students to further their knowledge in the dental profession learning not only concepts in dental assisting, but also in areas such as dental hygiene and the various dental specialties. This course is designed to provide students with an education that will allow them to have clinical as well as administrative skills which makes them a very valuable asset to any dental office.