6 Week Orthodontic Dental Assistant Course

orthodontic assistant course

The Course will provide  students with the essential knowledge, skills and practical experience to successfully be familiar with the Sequence of Orthodontics. The student  will learn to describe the types of malocclusions, discuss corrective orthodontics, describe the types of treatment involved and perform procedures to assist the Orthodontist.

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




This Course is all Hands-On Training in Orthodontic Procedures.

  • 4 hours per week for 6 weeks
  • No books, No tests

Please Note: This Course is for the training of Entry Level Orthodontic Procedures, it does not provide a “State Certification for Orthodontics” in Florida. Florida does not require a separate Certification for Orthodontic Dental Assistants. In Florida, having an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Certification covers all specialties of Dentistry. Some dentists may ask for an EFDA Certification upon hiring , some dentists do not, that is up to the dentist.

Orthodontic Dental Assistants are in HIGH DEMAND

Start working as an Orthodontic Dental Assistant in 6 Weeks

    • *  Taking preliminary and post treatment photographs
    • *  Selecting and pre-sizing orthodontic bands
    • *  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 & fitted 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

orthodontic dental assistant procedures

This 6 week course is designed so that, on completion, the participant has practical hands on training to be knowledgeable in Orthodontics. The Course is for 6 weeks, 4 hours per class, 1 day per week  for all hands on training.  NO STATE TESTS



We take a maximum of 10 students per class. Your spot in the class is not reserved until you have made the deposit of $350 or payment in full of $850.



Previous Dental Assisting Experience is not Required to attend this training.  A dentist may require an individual to have their Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Certification and Dental X-ray Certification but they also may not. Every dentist has their own requirements before they hire an assistant.



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.



4995 49th Street N.,
St. Petersburg, Florida 33709

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

Financing available with $350 down and weekly payments of $100 a week for the 6 weeks (finance fee included in the payments)

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

Entry Level Dental Assistant training 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 if you need to cancel the course or transfer to another class date.

If transferring to another class date with less than a 7 day notice their will be a $100 transfer fee.  For Refunds please follow the Refund and Cancellation Policy on your Registration Forms. All refunds omit the 3% transaction fees that student pays when using debit card/ credit card.