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Palomar College Dental Assisting

Registered Dental Assisting Program

Dental Assisting Courses


Required Courses to Apply for the RDA Program

1. DA-50 Introduction to Dental Science and Occupations

2. DA-57 Dental Sciences and Anatomy

DA 50 & DA 57 are offered each fall and spring semester.

3. Complete English requirement  English 100  or ESL 110 with a “C” or better prior to starting the Registered Dental Assisting Program to ensure maximum success in the program.

 The RDA Program begins each Fall Semester and applications are accepted each spring,             

There will be a RDA in Fall 2020 and classes are scheduled to start on August 24, 2020

Once accepted into the RDA Program students will complete the following courses:    Blue classes are taken in the fall and green in the intersession/spring semester.

DA 60 Dental Materials

DA 65 Dental Practice Management

DA 70 Dental Radiography I

DA 71 Dental Radiography II

DA 75 Dental Operative Procedures

DA 82 Preventive Dentistry I

DA 83 Preventive Dentistry II

DA 85 Advanced Dental Procedures

DA 90 Clinical Rotation

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