Registered

Dental

Assistant

Our Program

Clinical

Internship

11 month

program

New state of the art skills practice lab

During the course, you will cover

Coronal

Polishing

Radiology

Ultrasonic Scaling

 

Pit and

Fissue Sealants

 

Health Care Provider CPR

Infection

Control

California Law

 

High School Students

Adult

Program

Eligibility

16 years of age minimum.

Pass a comprehensive exam.

Attend an orientation.​​

18 years of age minimum.

Pass a comprehensive exam.

Attend an orientation.

Additional

Eligibility

  • No tongue or face piercing.

  • No visible tattoos.

  • No acrylic nails.

  • No drugs or alcohol use allowed at any time while representing the dental program.

  • Plan on being employed in a job-related field (this includes continuing your education) soon after completion.

  • Must attend class during your assigned time, even if you belong to another district and your school is out of session.

  • If you are pregnant, you must have a note from your doctor giving you permission to take x-rays, perform CPR, and work with the chemicals in the lab using protective equipment.

Standard

Class Day

Mon-Fri:

12:30pm-4:30pm

Mon-Fri:

7:30am-11:30am

Program

Fees*

$1,350

$6,000

Next

Orientation

November 5, 2019 @ 5:00PM for February 2020 classes

April 7th, 2020 @ 5:00PM for August 2020 classes

16527 Lemon Street, Hesperia, CA 92345

Additional

Information

  • Supplies - Each student is responsible for purchasing their uniforms, books, paper, notebooks and personal supplies for the class.

  • Books - Purchase books online once you receive an acceptance letter.  You must order the complete set of three books. No books are available through Career & Adult Education Center.

  • Uniforms - The colors are: Ceil Blue, Dark Gray, and Navy Blue. You have the option of purchasing scrubs through HOSA at registration. The cost of the uniforms is $35.00 per uniform, paid by money order only.

  • Vaccination - You must receive the 3 shot series of the Hepatitis B vaccine and a TB Test. Bring a copy of these shots the first day of class.

*Prices can change at any time. We reserve the right to change our prices without notice. Prices listed on any other websites are not applicable. 

Meet the Instructors

Barbara Bonner

Director, HUSD RDA Program

She began her career in 1976 as a ROP student and quickly began working as a dental assistant. She has 15 years experience working as a registered dental assistant and office manager. She attended Cal Poly Pomona to obtain her Designated Subjects CTE Teaching Credential. In 1992, she started the dental assisting program in Hesperia, helping it become an RDA program and a State Model Program. She is a State Dental Board consultant reviewing perspective dental programs as a dental site specialist.    

Susan Dahn

Instructor

She graduated from the ROP Dental Assisting class in 1980 and earned her RDA license in 1982. Worked in the industry from 1980 to 1994 where she held dental assisting, RDA, and office manager positions. She began teaching in 1994. She was honored with the teacher of the year in 2013 from San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools and HUSD. She is the Vice President of the California Association of Dental Assisting (CADAT).  Her favorite part of teaching is seeing her students employed at local dental offices.  

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Contact Us

Hesperia Career & Adult Education

16527 Lemon Street

Hesperia, CA 92345

Phone: (760) 244-1771

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