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Elite Dental Assisting Scholarship Application 2016

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 2016. 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.

If you are interested in submitting a scholarship application, please call 360-433-0788 or email us. All applications this year will be through email only. All applications are due by May 22, 2016 and the winner/s will be announced June 1, 2016.




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Dental Assistant Career – Have The Passion?

Start a new career as a Dental Assistant!!!! One of the PERKS for our Dental Assisting students is a full professional Teeth Whitening kit to whiten their own teeth (a $300+ value)! Each student gets to make their own impressions and teeth whitening trays. I think that’s one of the reasons our graduates have such big smiles!! They love showing off their newly whitened teeth!

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grads-april-2Our January class has been an extraordinary class of students!! Congratulations Halle, Jenny, Jessica, Maria, Mary, McKenzie, and Tiffany! Almost every student was hired prior to graduation!!! They have worked hard, studied hard, and become very good friends. They supported each other and have reason to celebrate their new careers in Dental Assisting!

If you have the motivation and desire to change your life, Call us now at 360-433-0788, or email us  for more information and to see if you qualify.




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Dental Assistant Jobs – The Perfect Career For You

There are many reasons why our Academy is considered “THE BEST”!! Our curriculum goes far beyond basic training and it shows by the number of students that get hired. Our facility is upscale and we run a tight ship regarding professionalism in all aspects of learning as well as personal presentation. Are students graduate with dental assistant jobs.

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We have highly experienced teachers (one of which is currently holding the State Presidency for the ADAA, American Dental Assisting Association for the State of Washington), and the other who has years of experience in staff training for front office as well as training Dental Assistants. Both are trained educators as well as having years of Dental Assisting experience.

We have formed alliances with many Dental Offices who have volunteered their time to help train our students in different aspects of their education in order to help them form a better understanding of the variables in office protocols. This helps the students get better dental assistant jobs and get them faster.

xrayWE SEND OUR STUDENTS OUT TO DIFFERENT OFFICES FOR THEIR EXTERNSHIPS! We do not keep our students “in house” for their externships! We find externship offices for our students because we know it’s the best way for them to get hired. Each student will spend a minimum of 70, and a maximum of 130 hours in a practicing Dental Office for actual chairside experience.

We also have close relationships with different manufacturers who send representatives out to train and certify our students regarding different products and procedures.

We are serious about what we do for our students! Pictures and reviews tell it all, and so do the videos our students make for us.

If you are one of the fearless looking for a new career, Call 360-433-0788 or email us to request information at web@dentalassistantportland.com.




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Dental Assisting Class – Are You Ready to Be Elite?

Dental Assisting ClassPlease join us in welcoming our Elite Dental Assisting Class!!! These ladies are dynamic, fun and ready to go! In just the little time we have had them, we have been so impressed with their motivation and determination to start a new career!

Elite Dental Assisting classes are direct and straight to the point, no messing around!! We couldn’t be happier with this group of students, they are all exceptional!! They are attentive and loving every minute of the hands on (can’t say that for the tests, but they all hang tough and study hard!!).

Our students are dedicated, proactive and positive thinkers! We love seeing the growth in our students as they learn the language of dental assisting. A special thank you to our students who continuously send pictures for us to post! A special welcome to our winter students!!

There is always a reason to smile when you’re excited to learn and challenge yourself. We are moving into the second month of the course and the students are busy preparing their skulls for the anatomy lectures coming up. At this point of the course their brains have been filled with so much information, it’s nice to know that with the hands on training and the many many hours working at their externship sites (minimum 70 hours to 130 hours), this information will be absorbed through practice practice practice!

skulls-paintedBecause we are a short term course, our students must be extra motivated, extra dedicated and extra hardworking! Every one of our students are exactly that, and then some! Frequently we will find our students studying together before class. We love seeing the closeness and friendships that each class brings!

Is Dental Assisting a career for you? We are enrolling now for our winter and spring sessions, so don’t wait!!! Call us now at 360-433-0788, or email us at web@dentalassistantportland.com for more information and to see if you qualify.




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Dental Assisting – Hired Before Graduation

CONGRATULATIONS TO ADDI FOR GETTING HIRED BEFORE GRADUATION!!
Almost 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. Or maybe you’ve just been out of the work force for so long you don’t know what to do? If this is how you’re feeling, then it’s time to consider a career opportunity!

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There 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.

grads-2015-2Please join us in welcoming our January 2016 Elite Dental Assisting Class!!! These ladies are dynamic, fun and ready to go! In just the little time we have had them, we have been so impressed with their motivation and determination to start a new career! WELCOME LADIES! WE ARE SO EXCITED FOR YOU!!!!!

Lots of hugs and congratulations for our Elite Dental Assisting students!! Close bonds and lots of words of encouragement surround us and them as we watch another group of students leave to secure their career as Dental Assistants.

Is Dental Assisting a career for you? We are enrolling now for our winter and spring sessions, so don’t wait!!! Call us now at 360-433-0788, or email us for more information and to see if you qualify.




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Dental Assistant – Learning Skills & CPR for a new Career

dental assistant xrayAs our September class is coming to a close, we are so impressed with how far these students have come! They dove right into the course and set out to become an Elite Dental Assistant!

These amazing women worked together to study and learn a new career. They have learned the value of hard work and what it means to selflessly put other’s needs ahead of their own, one of the best qualities of a dental assistant!

As their 13 weeks comes to a close (boy that way fast!!!), we marvel at what an amazing group of women we have come to know, admire and appreciate.

dental assistant cprA highlight of the program is the CPR class! If you’ve ever taken a class where the teacher is throwing out different “choking” or “lack of breathing” scenarios, you’ll understand the feeling of jumping for joy because you think you’ve revived that dummy only to see it’s found something else to choke on before you can finally pass the test!! There is no falling asleep during this fast paced hands on CPR session, and you can see by the photos the students are not only learning but having a fun time!

These dedicated students are working hard, studying intensely and preparing for their new career as dental assistants. We couldn’t be more proud!

dental assistant scopeDental Assisting is a lot more than just sucking spit!! Dental Assistants are artists! Among the many skills a student will learn is learning to make impressions, grinding and trimming models, then creating custom trays for teeth whitening. They learn to create temporary crowns, sealants and all the while keeping the patient’s best interest at heart!

If you have the motivation and desire to change your life, call us now to set up an appointment (360) 433-0788, or email us at: web@dentalassistantportland.com or you can check out our dental assistant google reviews.




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Dental Assistant Jobs – Incredible Fall Class

What a busy fall we at Elite Dental Assisting Academy are having! We would like to introduce you to our second fall class, the incredible October Class!!! This is a fantastic group of students and we adore them!!

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Check back for more pictures coming soon of what both classes are doing! You will love the energy, excitement and fun these students are having!

If you are interested in finding out more about a future in dental assisting, please contact us at  (360)-433-0788 or send us an email.




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ELITE GRADUATION!! Enthusiasm at it’s best!

Our Summer class graduation was attended by many family and friends who have supported their graduate throughout the thirteen weeks of hard work and dedication. These students have interviewed for jobs and we hope to hear a LOT of good news from everyone of them as they persue their career as Dental Assistants.

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A special thank you to Krista who volunteered to speak at the graduation ceremony! This class has grown especially close and have supported each other in getting through chalanges. They have shown the ability to work together as a team and show their postive attitude. We will miss you girls!!

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What to become a dental assistant? Then don’t wait , give us a call 360-433-0788 or email us to receive more information.




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Dental Assistant Salary Prospects are Excellent for Our Students !

Please help us give a BIG, WARM WELCOME TO OUR DYNAMIC, FANTASTICALLY FUNNY, DRIVEN SEPTEMBER 2015 CLASS!!!

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This group of students are raring to go! They are studying hard, intensely learning all the while laughing and having a great time!!! Though this is just the beginning of their 13 weeks to a new career, they are off and running!! We couldn’t be more proud of our new class!!!!

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Our next class begins early October and it is quickly filling up. Give us a call 360-433-0788 or email us to receive more information and set up a time to tour the school and see if becoming a dental assistant is for you!




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Scholarship Winner – Krista Schultz

Once a year Elite Dental Assisting Academy selects one or more worthy recipients for our scholarship award. We are proud to honor Krista Schultz, a very worthy choice.

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Krista has extraordinary drive and determination! Krista hustled during the very first weeks of the course to solidify her externship with Wendel Dental, and started putting in her hours very early. Krista is a loving Mommy, and that love shines through in her ability to work with others.

krista-happyShe has a unique ability to learn quickly and apply those learned skills in a professional manner. Not only does she learn quickly, she can also easily translate her knowledge into teachable instruction which is extremely helpful when pairing up with classmates who may need a little extra time perfecting a procedure. Her southern accent together with her fearless smile and compassion will light up any office!!

We at Elite feel that Krista will excel in her new career as a Dental Assistant and are excited for what the future has in store for her! CONGRATULATIONS KRISTA, WE ARE VERY PROUD OF YOU!

kristaDo you want to start a new career as a dental assistant? Join Elite Dental Assisting Academy. There are only a couple spots left for our next session, so DON’T WAIT!!! Call us now at 360-433-0788 or email us.