Frequently Asked Questions
Please select a FAQ below to get answers to any questions you may have. If you have a question that is not answered here, please contact us today to learn more about our program and get your questions answered.
No, you have to apply to become a registered dental assistant and complete a mandatory short course approved by the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners (TSBDE). You must also pass exams in Radiology, Jurisprudence and Infection Control given by the TSBDE. Aspire Dental Assisting School will inform you when the board will offer the mandatory short course and subsequent exams. For further information see www.tsbde.state.tx.us.
Each state has its own set of requirements. Check with the state where you are planning to transfer for specifics.
Yes, there are both full-time and part-time opportunities available to you.
Dental assistants often further their training by going back to school to pursue careers as hygienists and dentists.
You need to renew your registration annually with the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners. The board also requires continuing education classes to retain registration. For further information see www.tsbde.state.tx.us.
While we are not a job placement agency, we do provide the names of our graduates to Dallas-area dentists and specialists who are seeking new employees.
Because our program is condensed and fast paced, we are unable to give credit for any prior dental education.
Aspire Dental Assisting School provides a third-party financing plan called CareCredit, which is a line of credit that covers program costs. With CareCredit, you will enjoy these benefits:
- 3-month, 6-month or 12-month payment plans with no interest
- Convenient credit applications by mail, phone or online
- No annual fees or prepayment penalties