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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.

Is Dental Assisting Right for You?

Dental Assistants may be the most valuable asset to a dental practice.


The best way to become a dental assistant is to receive a formal education. A career as a dental assistant offers many rewards and challenges:


·         Assisting the dentist during a variety of procedures

·         Taking and developing radiographs

·         Sterilizing instruments

·         Taking impressions of patient’s teeth for study casts

·         Asking about the patient’s medical history and taking

        blood pressure and pulse

·         Helping patients feel comfortable before, during, and

        after dental treatment

·         Providing patients with instruction for oral care

·         Teaching patients appropriate oral hygiene strategies

·         Performing office management tasks using computer


·         Communicating with patients and suppliers

·         Assisting with providing direct patient care in all dental

        specialties; including endodontics, orthodontics, 

        pedodontics, periodontics, prosthodontics and oral



The American Dental Assistant Association (ADAA) is the national professional organization for dental assistants.