This program is designed to give the basic terminology, knowledge and skills to an individual wanting to become an Orthodontic Dental Assistant (no experience required) or to expand the skills of an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant.

This 6-week course is designed so that, upon completion, the participant has the practical experience necessary to become an Entry Level Orthodontic Dental Assistant. We have collaborated with local Orthodontists to train students in exactly what the Orthodontist would want you to know before hiring an entry level Orthodontic Dental Assistant. The Course will be 4 hours – 1 day per week for 6 weeks for ALL HANDS ON TRAINING. NO TESTS and NO BOOKS

The Course will provide  students with the essential knowledge, skills and practical experience to successfully acquire an entry level position as an Orthodontic Dental Assistant. Students will learn to describe the types of malocclusion, discuss corrective orthodontics, describe the types of treatment involved and perform procedures to assist the Orthodontist.

Upon completion of the course the dental assistant will be trained to:

  • Taking preliminary and post treatment photographs
  • Selecting and pre-sizing orthodontic bandsorthodontic dental assistant procedures
  • Selecting and pre-sizing archwires prescribed by dentist
  • Selecting extra-oral appliances by pre-selection or pre-measurement
  • Preparing a tooth surface with conditioning agents for orthodontic appliances
  • Removing and recementing properly contoured and fitting loose bands that are not permanently attached to any appliance
  • Making impressions for study models which are made for the purpose of fabricating orthodontic retainers
  • Placing or removing prescribed pre-treatment separators
  • Securing or unsecuring an archwire by attaching or removing the fastening device
  • Removing excess cement from orthodontic appliances with non-mechanical hand instruments only
  • Place a lingual bar retainer

Please Note: This 6 Week Orthodontic Dental Assistant Training Course is a fast-paced course that requires a minimum of 3-4 hours per week of Readings and Homework outside of class.

Orthodontic Dental Assistant CourseThe Course is for 6 weeks, 4 hours per class, 1 day per week  for all hands on training. DAY & EVENING CLASS AVAILABLE.


We take a maximum of 8 students per class. Your spot in the class is not reserved until you have made the deposit. ($350)


No prerequisites to take the Orthodontic Course, the dentist may require the participant to obtain their Florida Dental Assistant Certifications or already have their Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Certification and Dental X-ray Certification.


This class is an online blended format class. Students must have access to a Computer and Internet for the program (at home) to view class material, videos and download handouts. Students should have basic computer knowledge to ensure proper operation of online class work.

Financing available with $350 down and weekly payments of $100 a week for the 6 weeks

Location: 4995 49th Street N., St. Petersburg, FL 33709

We serve all of Florida: Tampa, Orlando, Fort Myers, Sarasota, Ocala, Port Richey, Lakeland, Venice, Largo, Clearwater, Kissimmee, Bradenton, Miami, Gainesville, etc.

Become a Florida Dental Assistant in 12 Weeks. We are a Florida Dental Assistant School offering Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Certification, Dental X-ray Certification and Orthodontic Dental Assistant Training.



Our business office must be notified in writing 7 days prior to the class start date in order to transfer to another class date. Refunds follow the refund policy listed in our FAQ’s. All Refunds omit 3% transaction charges that student pays when using credit card/ debit card.

Course Dates

  • $850.00