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Registered

Dental

Assistant

Our Program

Clinical
Externship

12 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 or

junior in high school.

Attend an orientation.​​ See dates below.

High School Counselor Recommendation.

*** See your High School Counselor NOW! ***

Acceptance into the program.

 

18 years of age minimum.

We are building the Interest List for the next group of Adult Registered Dental Assistant. Complete the Interest form now!

Complete the Interest Form.  Click Here

Attend an orientation.  See dates below.

Acceptance into the program.

 

Additional

Eligibility

  • No tongue or face piercing.

  • No visible tattoos.

  • No acrylic nails.

  • No drugs or alcohol use allowed at any time.

  • Plan on being employed in a dental related job soon after completion.

  • Must attend class during your assigned time during Hesperia calendar. Program extends into June.

  • If you are pregnant, you must have a note from your doctor giving you permission to take xrays, perform CPR

          and work with the chemicals in the lab using protective equipment.

Standard

Class Day

Monday - Friday:

1:30pm - 5:30pm

The program begins once a year: July

Monday - Friday:

7:30am - 11:30am

The program begins once a year: February

TBD

*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. 

Next

Orientation


Adult Orientation for
Registered Dental Assistant:

Complete the

Interest Form
AND

Join orientation virtually on ZOOM

Dates:

October 23, 2024 @  6 PM
October 29, 2024 @ 6 PM
November 7, 2024 @ 6 PM
December 3, 2024 @ 6 PM
December 11, 2024 @ 6 PM

Complete the Interest form now!
 
Zoom.com
Join Meeting

Meeting ID:  841 0874 6297
Passcode:  183635
at the designated dates and times
 

Questions?
Call (760) 244-1771 ext 5168

 

Program

Fees*

No cost for

Hesperia Unified School District students 

$6250*

1st Payment of $1975

9 Payments of $475

Additional

Information

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

  • Books - Provided

  • Uniforms - Ceil Blue uniforms are provided. 

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

  • Health Guidelines -  California Department of Public Health guidelines for schools are in effect.

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

  • Books - (Adults) Purchase books online once you receive an acceptance letter.  You must order the complete set of three books from the vendor online. No books are available for purchase on site.

  • Uniforms - (Adults) Ceil Blue.  Uniforms are purchased  at the school with the Bookkeeper. The cost of the uniforms is $40.00 per uniform (small - Xlarge),$45 XXL or larger paid with 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 on the first day of class.

  • Health Guidelines - California Department of Public Health guidelines for schools are in effect.

Meet the Instructors

Kelly Schoffstall

 Instructor

As a  graduate from our Hesperia Dental Assisting program nearly 20 years ago, Kelly  began her career as a Registered Dental Assistant. After working as an RDA for 7 years, Kelly went on to continue her education and became a Registered Dental Hygienist. After numerous years of working in the dental field as a chairside clinician, Kelly took  courses to become a teacher in the dental field and is ecstatic to share her many years of dental knowledge and experience with students.  Kelly obtained her CTE credential in Health Science and Medical Technology from Los Angeles County of Education. Kelly is looking forward to watching her students excel and move on into a bright future in the dental field.

Kelly.Schoffstall@hesperiausd.org

 

 

 

Susan Dahn

Instructor

Susan graduated from the Dental Assisting class in 1980 and earned her RDA license in 1982. She worked in the industry from 1980 to 1994 where she held dental assisting, RDA and office manager positions. Susan attended Cal Poly Pomona to obtain her CTE Teaching Credential. She began teaching in 1994. Susan was honored with the teacher of the year from San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools and Hesperia Unified School District. Susan is the Past President of the California Association of Dental Assisting Teachers (CADAT).  Her favorite part of teaching is seeing her students employed at local dental offices.  

Susan.Dahn@hesperiausd.org

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