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Dental Assisting Upcoming Events

We have 3 upcoming events below, please read them complete.

1) Application Deadline:
Dental Assisting Applications are due in the Health Occupations Office by May 15, 2020.

Notification of admission to the program will be done by mail after May 30, 2020.
Email your questions to

Orthodontic Assistant Permit & Ultrasonic Scaling Permit courses, NOW AVAILABLE TO ALUMNI

Dear Cerritos College Dental Assisting alumni,

We are pleased to announce that we are now offering two (2) State Board of California approved courses that YOU are eligible to enroll in. This is not open to the general dental community, ONLY to Cerritos College Dental Assisting program graduates.

Don't pay $1,200. or more for these courses! Cerritos College only charges $46 a unit each, plus nominal lab fees for these special classes.

The classes we are offering are the Orthodontic Assisting Permit course and the Ultrasonic Scaling Permit course. These two class segments can be completed in 12 weeks! The classes will be held during the summer, in the evening, starting in May 2019. We designed these class schedules so they do not interfere with your work schedule.

Take advantage of these special course offerings! Become certified with Orthodontic Assisting skills that could increase your employment opportunities.


Email Ms. Contreras:  ASAP for more information. She will answer your questions, explain the process and get you started on the right track, to secure your spot.

3) Cerritos College Dental Assisting Program is offering a FREE Information Workshop

Get Your Future Started Today! Become a Registered Dental Assistant!
Come meet our faculty, students and tour our facility
Come and learn details about our Registered Dental Assisting Program

When: Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 4 pm
Where: Health Science Building HS Room 308
For more information, call Lydia Cosio at (562) 746-7475 or email her at:

RSVP not required
$2 parking day pass is required and can be purchased from the Parking Lot 8 kiosk.
With permit, park in the white student parking stalls.

Come meet our faculty and tour the facility and learn more information about our Registered Dental Assisting Program.

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