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Dental Assisting Upcoming Events

We have 2 upcoming events below, please read them complete.

1) Dental Assisting Program, Application Deadline:

The Application deadline has been extended to June 15, 2020.

Dental Assisting Applications are due in the Health Occupations Office by May 15, 2020 NOW extended to June 4, 2020, 4 pm.

Notification of admission to the program will be done by mail after June 30, 2020.
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2) SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT - Orthodontic Assistant Permit & Ultrasonic Scaling Permit courses - SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT:
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 only 12 weeks! The classes will be held during the summer, in the evening, starting in May 2020. 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: acontreras@cerritos.eduASAP for more information. She will answer your questions, explain the process and get you started on the right track, to secure your spot.

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