Become A Dental Assistant

Nov 08 2023
Two dental assistants working on patients teeth

What Is the Standard for Becoming an RDA?

A dental assisting career is necessary and in high demand in the healthcare industry. A fundamental steppingstone towards this path is passing the Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) Exam — proving you’re ready to handle the responsibilities of this profession. In this simple guide, we’ll help you understand the requirements and exam structure of the RDA exam, so you can focus your preparation accordingly. What Are the Requirements to Take the RDA Exam? Stepping into the dental assisting field demands a certain level of proficiency, achieved through formal education and training. Before you can sit for the Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) Exam, […]

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Aug 25 2023
young female smiling in blue scrubs

How To Get Trained for a Job as a Dental Assistant

Are you curious about dental care and interested in pursuing a career as a dental assistant? If so, you might be wondering how to break into the field without any prior experience. While it may seem challenging, there are steps you can take to enhance your chances of success—such as enrolling in a accredited dental assistant program. We will guide you through the process of becoming a dental assistant, even if you’re starting from scratch. What Is the Role of a Dental Assistant? Dental assistants play a vital role in dental offices, providing support to dentists and dental hygienists. Their […]

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Mar 03 2023

Earn your GED

Some people didn’t finish high school but are passionate about immersing themselves in dentistry. There is some good news: they don’t have to put their future on hold anymore! At PCI, learners find the Eligible Career Pathways Program might suit their needs. As one of the schools that offer GED and diploma at the same […]

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Feb 21 2023

Why A Career as A Dental Assistant

Ever wanted to get a dental assistant certification? Maybe you just finished high school and are at a bit of a loss as to what to do next, or you’ve just graduated from college and want to change careers. In many cases, your current career may be starting to feel stale. Whatever the reason, it […]

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Jul 11 2022
A Dentist and Dental Assistant working on a kids teeth

Ten Common Dental Problems

Ten Common Dental Problems and Their Solutions Dental patients don’t often come into appointments with smiles. But they’ll walk out with one. Oral health issues don’t just cause bad breath. They can cause severe pain or be a sign of a larger medical problem. Want a career as a dental assistant? Here are some common […]

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