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Archive for February 2015


Dental Assistant School Graduation December 2014

GRADUATION CELEBRATION AT ELITE DENTAL ASSISTING ACADEMY!!!! Almost every student was hired during this session! We are so proud of our students and their support, encouragement and friendship for each other. The friendships made during a session are very important and we applaud this class for going the extra mile in this very important element of success.

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Have a need to change careers? Want to become a dental assistant? Join our next class before it is full…  Simply call (360) 433-0788 or email and come visit the school today!




Tired Of The Same Old Grind???

2-smilesAlmost everyone has experienced being trapped in a job that becomes extremely boring, doesn’t pay enough to make ends meet, doesn’t offer any benefits, is not challenging, and doesn’t make you feel proud of what you do for a living.  If this is how you’re feeling, then it’s time to consider a career change!

student-machineThere is a great need for Dental Assistants in today’s market place. Dental Assisting is a recession proof job because no matter what the economy is like, everyone has to have Dental work done. A Dental Assistant can find a job anywhere in the United States!

Working in a Dental Office is considered one of the most rewarding jobs because of the professional work environment, the challenge and variety of daily tasks, and meeting new patients knowing that you are helping them. The pay is great with most offices offering terrific benefits.

student-practice-headAt Elite Dental Assisting Academy, nearly half of our students are hired before they even graduate from the course! We cater to both Washington and Oregon students and provide the necessary requirements needed to be able to work in one or both states! Don’t wait!! Give us a call today at (360) 433-0788!




Now Is Your Chance – Scholarship Application Information

Elite Dental Assisting Academy awards one or more scholarships each year. The Scholarship is for a minimum of $200 and could be as high as $2500. This award is valid towards tuition at Elite Dental Assisting Academy, to be used for either the summer or fall sessions 2015. The award is non-transferable and cannot be redeemed for its cash value.

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There are many job opportunities for the qualified dental assistant to assist dentists and hygienists in the dental profession.  Although many desire to be trained in this profession, there are challenges that prevent them from attending school. It is difficult for most people to attend school on a full time basis because they have to work to earn a living or have children to tend.  The expense necessary to finance schooling in a major college is also another reason most people are discouraged in pursuing further education.  We feel that the dental assisting program offered at our school will meet these challenges.  The night time schedules are designed to accommodate working students.  The very affordable tuition fee will also solve the financing issues for most prospective students.  Students are accepted regardless of sex, race, age, marital status, religious creed, ethnic or national origin.scholarship-2

If you are interested in submitting a scholarship application, please call 360-433-0788 or email us. All applications are due by May 22, 2015 and the winner/s will be announced June 1, 2015.




Sacrificing For Success!

sleeping-baby“And sometimes the school project becomes my baby’s toy! Found him sleeping like this! He grabbed the skull off the seat next to him while Mommy was busy driving, silly boy!”  Mandy W.

We received this sweet text from one of our students and it was a stark reminder to us at Elite Dental Assisting Academy of the sacrifice many students endure to better themselves. Working around child care schedules, sick children, part time jobs, you name it, life can be extremely challenging.  As staff and teachers, we are personally invested in the success of our students.smile-skull

Memorizing the anatomy of the head is one of the most difficult tasks for our students, so we make it mandatory that each student paint and label a skull. We have found this strategy has improved the ease of this daunting task! We see some incredible skulls!!!

Give us a call at (360) 433-0788 to schedule a visit or an appointment to enroll in the Elite Dental Assisting Academy.




Dental Assistants Needed – A Career in Demand

“…..my husband passed away suddenly; I’ve got two small children and need to find a career quick, and that’s why I chose Elite Dental Assisting Academy.”

“……my department closed down and I had lost my job. My wife was expecting our first child and I had been searching for a job for over a year; I saw your ad and new this was something I could do.”

DA-NeededDo these stories sound familiar? In today’s economy, we continually hear about businesses laying off workers,  hiring only part time help, or going out of business. There are however, certain industries that continue to thrive during these challenging times. Health care and Dentistry are two of those industries. There has never been a better time to get trained as a Dental Assistant while the demand continues to be high!

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Dental Assisting in the third fastest growing occupation for which a college degree is not required.

Isn’t it time you stopped being a victim of this economy? You owe it to yourself to get the training you deserve! Don’t wait!!! We are now enrolling for our April class, Email or call right now (360) 433-0788 to sign up! We look forward to hearing from you soon!