Who should take this course? Dent-Ed-Online's Basic Dental Assisting Course is designed for the dental assistant who is working in a dental office in an entry level position and wishes to learn more about the profession.

How is the course designed? The course is presented online. Information is divided into topics and each topic contains learning objectives, words-to-know, multimedia presentations, inoffice learning activities, and practice test questions.The course is user friendly and easy to navigate

What type of computer equipment will I need? Any computer with an internet connection will be adequate for this course, but a high speed internet connection for your computer is highly desirable. In addition you will need to have the computer program Adobe Reader installed if you don't have it already. It is free. Just go to http://adobe.com

Who are the instructors? The principle instructor is Dr. William Johnson. Dr. Johnson may be assisted by other dental professionals.

How much does the course cost? The fee for the course is $1200. That fee also includes a 5 hour CE course entitled "Nitrous monitoring for the Dental Assistant" and a 14 hour CE course entitled "Radiology for the Dental Assistant".

How do I pay for the course? Payment is easy. After registering, you can pay immediately using Paypal, a safe and reliable online payment program. You do not need a Paypal account to use your own credit card. However, if you create a Paypal account, you have six months to pay for the course with no interest.

What is your refund policy? You will receive a full refund (minus a $50 processing fee) if you cancel within 2 weeks of paying. You will receive a 50% refund if you cancel within 30 days. Sorry no refunds after that time.

How do I register for the course? Simply go to "register" at the top of the page. Course locations will be listed there.

Do I need to purchase a textbok or other study material? The course requires a textbook entitledModern Dental Assisting by Bird and Robinson. We have textbooks you can purchase from us, and we will buy it back when you complete the course, or you can buy your own textbook online.

How long will it take me to complete the course? Some complete the course in 8 weeks. For others it may require more time.