In as little as 10 weeks you can start your new career in dental assisting.  Learn all the aspects of the trade through hands on practice, course books and video instruction.  Become a productive member of your dental team in either a clinical or administrative role.  There are many things that make dental assisting a desirable profession;  A respectable salary, a high level of demand in our community and job security, even during a changing economy.    These make dental assisting a great occupation to pursue. 

What is a Dental Assistant?

Dental Assistants perform a wide range of duties in their position.  They can have both administrative and clinical responsibilities. Some of those tasks include: 

  • Prepare the patient for their dental exam or procedure

  • Take and process x-rays

  • Sterilize and disinfect instruments

  • Record patient treatment information

  • Document medical and dental health histories. 

  • Instruct and educate patients on oral hygiene

  • Order dental supplies and schedule appointments. 

FUTURE OF DENTAL ASSITANTS

The demand for dental assistants is projected to increase by 18% through the year 2024, which is much faster than average.  Ongoing reserach liking oral health and general health will likely continue to increase the demand for overall preventative dentistry. 

 

OUR PROGRAM OFFERS

COURSE REQUIREMENTS
Each student must have a high school diploma or GED Equivalent.  Hep B immunization, Application fee of $50, plus tuition of $3700
HANDS ON

We insure each student will be trained with the equipment and  instruments that would be used in the workplace. 

ASPECTS OF DENTISTRY

 

Learn about all aspects of dentistry, from traditional to modern.  Your vast knowledge will be an asset to any type office.

MATERIALS INCLUDED

Textbook, study materials included in tuition. (Value $150)  

COURSE COMPLETION SKILLS

 

At the end of this course you will have a skill set of taking & processing X Rays, placing fissure sealants, coronal polishing, impressions / pouring models, infection control, tool passing, anatomy terminology & more. 

CAMPUS INFORMATION

 

Provides a dedicated classroom facility combined with actual dental treatment rooms and lab all in one location. 

 

OUR INSTRUCTORS

 

Dr. Robert M. Judd, DDS

 DDS since 1983

 Registered Pharmacist Since 1975

Amber Schindler

Dental Assistant / Instructor

15 years Experience 

Upcoming Open House.

  • Mon, Apr 19
    Laurel Institute for Dental Assistants
    Apr 19, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Laurel Institute for Dental Assistants, 1254 Jungermann Road, Suite B, St. Peters, MO, USA
    Open house is an opportunity to stop by and check out the Laruel Institute for Dental Assistants. This event is informal and informative. Meet the staff and instructors and see our classroom for yourself.
  • Mon, Apr 26
    Laurel Institute for Dental Assistants
    Apr 26, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Laurel Institute for Dental Assistants, 1254 Jungermann Road, Suite B, St. Peters, MO, USA
    Open house is an opportunity to stop by and check out the Laruel Institute for Dental Assistants. This event is informal and informative. Meet the staff and instructors and see our classroom for yourself.
  • Mon, May 03
    Laurel Institute for Dental Assistants
    May 03, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Laurel Institute for Dental Assistants, 1254 Jungermann Road, Suite B, St. Peters, MO, USA
    Open house is an opportunity to stop by and check out the Laruel Institute for Dental Assistants. This event is informal and informative. Meet the staff and instructors and see our classroom for yourself.
 

CONTACT US

Our Address

1254 JUNGERMAN RD.     SUITE B
ST. PETERS, MO 63376

(636)447-3339

 
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