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WELCOME !. Founded by Robyn Klose , RDH & Tammy Hughes, DAII “We have put more than 26 years of combined dental experience to work for you in the comprehensive dental assistant, dental business and dental radiography training programs .” Two Campuses : Wake Forest & Greenville, NC

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who we are

Founded by Robyn Klose, RDH & Tammy Hughes, DAII

  • “We have put more than 26 years of combined dental experience to work for you in the comprehensive dental assistant, dental business and dental radiography training programs.”
  • Two Campuses : Wake Forest & Greenville, NC
  • Both campuses have been issued a license to operate as a proprietary school by the North Carolina Community College System (NCCCS).
  • **The North Carolina State Board of Community Colleges is not an Accrediting Agency.
  • Radiology, Nitrous and Coronal Polishing programs have been approved by the NC Dental Board
  • DA I programs are recognized by the American Dental Association
Who We Are…..
our philosophy
Our Philosophy
  • …is to offer the best possible education in the shortest possible time, consistent with proper educational procedures. It is our mission to prepare individuals with the knowledge and technical proficiency that will assist them in obtaining employment in a dental office as a DAI upon graduation.
  • NC DENTAL Uis dedicated to providing you with the tools and skills needed to become exceptional dental assistants.
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There are many opportunities available for well-trained individuals in the dental profession.

  • Dental offices all over the United States are experiencing a shortage of properly trained personnel. 
  • As technology expands in dentistry, there is an increasing demand for skilled assistants who are able to take x-rays, take impressions, make temporary crowns, and perform other important tasks.
  • Salary Potential in NC is on average, $12-$20 an hour. (as you gain experience)
how ncdu is different from wake tech we are an alternative not apples to apples
How NCDU is different from Wake Tech…we are an ALTERNATIVE-not apples to apples
dental assisting i course objectives you will learn to

Understand Dental/Oral Anatomy, Tooth Numbering System

  • Maintain quality patient records
  • Become proficient in Charting Restorations and Periodontal Pockets
  • Fluoride application
  • Impression and Model Trimming
  • Understand Sterilization procedures
  • Develop communication skills for use with patients and coworkers.
  • Understand teamwork in the dental office.
  • Understand information management in the dental office.
  • Understand scheduling and recall systems.
  • Understand Dental insurance.
  • Perform inventory management and equipment maintenance.
  • Develop employability skills and strategies
  • Understand the role of the Dental Assistant
  • Know the basics of Dental practice.
  • Understand Dental Theory and Terminology
  • Produce professional written correspondence.
  • Relate to patients in a professional, caring manner.
Dental Assisting I- Course ObjectivesYou will learn to…
certifications included in the da program

Certificate of Completion as a DAI

  • CPR for the Healthcare Professional
  • Medical Office Emergencies
  • Infection Control/Bloodborne Pathogens (OSHA)
  • HIPPA
  • NC Dental Radiology Certification
Certifications Included in the DA Program
externship requirements

40 Hours required for graduation. You have 2 weeks to complete.

  • Each student will be required to arrange 40 hrs. of an externship in a Dental Office of your choosing. Mix it up, choose more than one type of office-Pedo, Endo, General, Ortho, etc…

*The offices must be pre-approved by your Instructor

Externship Requirements
dental assisting i program

Class Schedule-2 Options-

  • -Monday/Wednesday/Friday from 6-10p for 12 weeks OR
  • -Saturdays Only from 8:30a-5p, for 13 weeks.
  • Class Size-no more than 16=Great Ratio! 1 Instructor for lecture and 2 Instructors for clinicals.
  • Homework=required reading-about an hour to hour and a half before your next class.
  • Textbook-included and provided
  • Additional dental and class supplies-all included and provided
  • Scrubs-all included and provided
Dental Assisting I Program
attendance policy

Students are expected to attend all classes, and on time. Students who anticipate an absence should contact their appropriate instructor in advance. In the case of an unexpected absence, student should contact the school as early as possible at 877-432-3555 or send a text message to info@ncdentalu.com. In either case, the student is responsible for all material covered.

  • A student may be granted one absence per course, except in extenuating circumstances (One absence is equal to 4 classroom or clinical hours).
  • The student must make up the time missed due to the absence during their externship, after regularly scheduled classes with the instructor or in the next scheduled term in order to satisfy the graduation requirements.

** The next scheduled session is based on space permitting.

  • Any absence is discouraged except in emergency situations.
Attendance Policy
grading

A minimum grade of 80% (“C”) is required for graduation.

  • The final grade is compiled by quizzes, the RAD clinical and written exams, externship performance and the Final Exam.
  • Most students pass the exams if they follow all of our guidelines, but if you don’t, we allow each student one re-test in each area. 
  • Please note that all re-tests must be completed sooner than 90 days following the last class date.
  • If you are not able to pass the test within ninety days you can re-enroll for at a 50% reduced fee for a period up to six months following the completion of your first scheduled course. 
  • After this six-month period, you are required to pay full tuition minus the cost of books unless the textbook has changed.
Grading
what is the inclement weather policy

Our inclement weather policy tends to follow the cancellation policy of the local community colleges. If our class schedule will differ during inclement weather we will contact you directly.

What is the inclement weather policy?
what do i need to bring to class

Bring a writing utensil, note paper or notebook and a highlighter. 

  • Dress comfortably and appropriate. You may also want to bring a sweatshirt in case you get cool.
  • Light snacks are provided
  • We encourage students to bring their lunch to any Saturday classes.
What do I need to bring to class?
admission requirements

Applicants must possess a high school diploma or have passed a high school equivalency (GED) test.

  • Applicants may submit an application for admission in person, online, by fax or by mail. 
  • Late enrollments will be accepted on a case by case basis, pending open seats.
  • Applicants will be considered without regard to race, creed, sex, or national origin.
  • Every seat in every class is first come, first serve. Payment arrangement or deposit is the only guarantee of a seat for any class.
AdmissionRequirements
cost to start your new career

Dental Assistant I w/ NC RAD Certification

And Dental Business Training

Total Program Fee: $3,295

Includes:

Books and handouts

Scrubs (uniform)

Materials & Supplies

Tuition,

and all certifications.

Cost to start your new career…
refund policy

A full refund shall be made if the student officially withdraws prior to the first day of class as noted in the school calendar, minus a $200 enrollment fee.  Also, a student is eligible for a 100 percent refund if the class in which the student is officially registered is cancelled due to insufficient enrollment.

  • A 75 percent refund shall be made up to the 25 percent point of any term defined by clock hours for a student who officially withdraws from class.
Refund Policy
payment options

Cash, Check, Money Order or Major Credit Card

  • 0% Interest financing for 12, 18 or 24 months through a 3rd party lender.

(5 minute application, credit approval required, can use a co-signer)

  • NC Dental U’s “Pay As You Learn” Plan

*Requires an initial deposit (minimum of $500), a payment plan, includes a one time 19% interest fee and full balance must be paid by enrolled class graduation.

  • WIA-through ESC or DSS-must qualify
  • GI Billor the MyCAA program for military members
Payment Options
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With a flexible evening ORweekend course schedule, you are able to continue your daily routine and maintain your full time income while learning the fundamentals for a new career… 

Why wait any longer?

Now is the ideal time to get your professional certificate from NC DENTAL U and qualify for the best positions in this growing and rewarding field!