Orthodontic Assistant Training

This Orthodontic Assistant Training course offers training in a specialty field for a current dental assistant. It will provide an extended study of dental assisting techniques with emphasis on four-handed dentistry and utilization of armamentarium for orthodontic procedures.


Steps to Enroll:

Orthodontic Assistant Training Pre-Admission Application Packet

  • Complete the Orthodontic Assistant Training Pre-Admission Application Packet and email to cehealthcare@collin.edu no later than 1 week prior to the start of class. Late applications will be considered for the next available class.
  • Select individuals will be notified via email once authorization to enroll has been granted.

Course Outcomes

  • Assemble tray setups and materials for ortho procedures
  • Obtaining patient records information
  • Practice orthodontic assistant duties/procedures
  • Gain entry-level experience for orthodontic assisting
  • Obtain in-office experience at an orthodontic office

Contact us

972-985-3761 or CEHealthCare@collin.edu

For schedule options, click here.


Materials available in class

Course Information

Course Number: DNTA 1042
Fee: $400
Hours: 32
Students must wear scrubs.


Pen/pencil to take notes.

Employment Opportunities
Job Titles

  • Dental Assistant
  • Registered Dental Assistant
  • Orthodontic Assistant

Job Locations

  • Dental offices
  • Orthodontic offices