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Admission and Enrollment

According to the Bereau of Labor Statistics, employment of dental assistants is expected to grow by 31 percent from 2010 to 2020, much faster than the average for all occupations. Ongoing research linking oral health and general health will continue to increase the demand for preventive dental services. As dental practices grow, more dental assistants will be needed.


What are you waiting for? Enroll today!  Call 386-740-7272.

Admissions Requirements

Admission to HESTER SCHOOL of Dental Assisting, Inc. is open to all who will be 18 years of age or older:

Provide proof of a High School Diploma, GED or its equivalency.

Complete and sign an Application Form and Essay.

Complete and sign a Student Enrollment Agreement with appropriate fees.

Provide from a Doctor a General Health Statement with immunizations against and/or tested for infectious diseases, such as mumps, measles, rubella, Hepatitis B and tuberculosis prior to contact with patients and dental personnel.  The dental assistant student needs to have all shots with Hepatitis B series started and proof of to START Course DA 103 or the dental assistant student cannot move forward in classes.

For Clinical hands-on experience the dental assistant student will have Radiographic requirements in which the student will participate and need 3 more patients to adhere to a policy on the use of ionizing radiation including criteria for patient selection, frequency of exposing radiographs on patients and retaking radiographs consistent with current accepted dental practice.  A licensed Dentist will provide the initial exam at a scheduled visit at the HESTER Dental Clinic.


Hester School of Dental Assisting in DeLand, Fla., is licensed 2013-2014 by the Commission for Independent Education (Lic. #4703) and provides a curriculum approved by the Florida Board of Dentistry.