Dental Assisting

Coming Spring 2014

Dental Assisting Program

In today's job market, trained Dental Assisting is an ideal career for people who are interested in developing valuable skills and working in a satisfying career. Our program is designed to prepare the student to function effectively as an integral member of the dental health care team.

The program is 70 hours of classroom and clinical labs over a 10 week period. Tuition includes tuition, materials, course textbook, dental supplies and equipment. All clinical labs are held at Dental Careers Foundation. Classroom instruction will be held at Richland College or Brookhaven College depending on the semester. Classes are Tuesday & Thursday evenings or all day Friday for 10 weeks. The program is offered once during the fall, spring and summer semesters.

Space is limited. Registration opens on November 18th.

For clinical and curriculum information, please visit:

For certificate information, please visit our certificate webpage:

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Melinda Weaver at 972-238-3750 or by email:

3 Ways to Register

In Person

Thunderduck Hall, T160, 12800 Abrams Rd, Dallas, TX
By Phone
972-238-6146 or 972-238-6144

Melinda Weaver

Executive Dean of Continuing Education
Richland College, Dallas County Community College District

Richland College Continuing Education

For more than 40 years, Richland College has focused on teaching, learning and community building. In recognition of these efforts, the White House and the Dept. of Commerce named Richland a 2005 recipient of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the only community college to have received this award. Richland helps students build their future through courses that can be applied to the first two years of a baccalaureate degree, one- or two-year certificates in a number of career fields, and training in the latest technology for students who want to advance in their current careers.