Dental Assisting Program

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Secondary school diploma

Method of Delivery

Hybrid or blended

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends

Instructional Program (CIP)

Dental Assisting/Assistant. 510601


A. Course Objective: A-Z School of Dental Assisting and Front Office prepares students for an entry level positions as dental assistants in a general dental offices. Students will learn proper chairside assisting by practicing the procedural skills necessary for assisting a general dentist, including passing instruments, taking diagnostically-acceptable X-Ray radiographs, sterilizing instruments and disinfecting treatment rooms. Student will receive a Dental Assisting Certificate of Completion upon successfully completing the program, which includes a 120 hours of externship in a local dental office, also, students will receive a CPR Certification.
In addition, students will receive their training and preparation into taking Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) exams in Radiology and Coronal Polish.
Students will receive Job placement services free of charge.
B. Total Cost of Program is: $5,495
Registration Fee: $200, Book Supplies: $250 (Non- refundable), Tuition: $4,050 and DANB exams $995.
C. Book List: The Essentials of Dental Assisting, 6th Ed., Robinson, Debbie and Bird, Doni. 2013, (Included)
D. Supply List: All supplies are included and provided by the school.
E. WIA Contacts for Enrollment Status / Credential Verification: Name: Emad Mansoor, Phone: 480-457-8330, Email:
F. Website Link to Program:
G. Additional information: Exclusions: none
• Location of Testing Center: A-Z School of Dental Assisting and Front Office, 1423 S. Higley Rd., #117, Mesa, AZ. 85206
Prerequisites: High school diploma or G.E.D., 18 years of age or older and an interview with the program director.
Graduation requirements: Completion of the course with a 2.7 GPA or higher grade and a satisfactory completion of the Externship.
Included in the measurement are the clinical final grade, average of all weekly quizzes and a final exams.
• Other requirements: None
If for any an applicant denied admission by the school is entitled to a refund of all monies paid.

Three-Day Cancellation: An applicant who provides written notice of cancellation within three days (excluding Saturday, Sunday and federal and state holidays) of signing an enrollment agreement is entitled to a refund of all monies paid. No later than 30 days of receiving the notice of cancellation, the school shall provide the 100% refund.

Other Cancellations: An applicant requesting cancellation more than three days after signing an enrollment agreement and making an initial payment, but prior to entering the school, is entitled to a refund of all monies paid minus a registration fee of $200.

Refund after the commencement of classes:

1. Procedure for withdrawal/withdrawal date:
A. A student choosing to withdraw from the school after the commencement of classes is to provide written notice to the Director of the school. The notice is to indicate the expected last date of attendance and be signed and dated by the student.
B. For a student who is on authorized Leave of Absence, the withdrawal date is the date the student was scheduled to return from the Leave and failed to do so.
C. A student will be determined to be withdrawn from the institution if the student has not attended any class for 30 consecutive class days.
D. All refunds will be issued within 30 days of the determination of the withdrawal date.

2. Tuition charges/refunds:
A. Before the beginning of classes, the student is entitled to a refund of 100% of the tuition minus the registration fee.
B. After the commencement of classes, the tuition refund minus the registration fee. Tuition refund amount shall be determined as follows:

% of the clock hours attempted: Tuition refund amount:
10% or less 90%
More than 10% and less than or equal to 20% 80%
More than 20% and less than or equal to 30% 70%
More than 30% and less than or equal to 40% 60%
More than 40% and less than or equal to 50% 50%
More than 50% No Refund is required

The percentage of the clock hours attempted is determined by dividing the total number of clock hours elapsed from the student’s start date to the student’s last day of attendance, by the total number of clock hours in the program.

I. Credentials (Definitions in instructions):
• Industry Recognized: Not applicable.
• Stackable: Not applicable
• Portable: The student will achieve The Dental Assisting Certificate of Completion after completing the program, which is recognized in the dental field and is applied in the State of AZ.
• Accredited Curriculum: This Program is licensed by the Arizona State Board For Private Postsecondary Education in the State of Arizona.


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent


A-Z School of Dental Assisting & Front Office

WIOA Approved Program


Curriculum Competency Based

Yes written tests must passed w/minimum GPA of 2.7

Training Location(s)

1423 S. Higley Rd#117, Mesa, AZ. 85206

Local WIB

7 - Maricopa County, Maricopa Workforce Connections

Type of Attainment:

A Certificate of Completion

Type of financial aid offered or have access to


Refund Policy

See Program Synopsis

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$250.00 non-refundable

Testing/Exam Fees

$995.00 Cost of onetime application fees and preparation to take the exams of Radiology and Coronal Polish with Dental Assisting National Board ( DANB ) during the training program.

In-State/District Tuition

$4,050.00 Total cost $4,500

Out-of-State/District Tuition


Registration Fee


Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

31-9091.00Dental Assistants
$16.00 per hour
Required Certification: DANB Certifications in Radiology & Coronal Polish.

Provider Status



1423 S Higley Rd 117, Mesa, Arizona 85206

Phone Number

(480) 457-8330

Web Address

Last Updated

Jun 10, 2021


Oct 02, 2014