Frequently asked questions
CWSDA provides classes on eleven consecutive Saturdays, allowing you more flexibility for your other commitments. For those individuals desiring to make a career change, the CWSDA’s Saturday program enables students to work around their usual Monday to Friday work-week.
Located in North Central Washington, CWSDA offers a beautiful facility easily accessible by car, train or bus. The Wenatchee facility is located in a safe, well lit neighborhood with many restaurants within walking distance. The surrounding area is a sport enthusiast’s Mecca, offering both winter and summer recreation for all interests and comfortable, affordable lodging abounds.
CWSDA provides a single tuition fee exclusive of any hidden fees. It covers everything you will need for class. The quality of instruction in lecture, materials and hands-on participation offers you, the student, a complete learning experience.
Our instructors provide over 50 years of combined experiences and education in all disciplines of dentistry, X-ray techniques, OSHA and HIPAA practices and staff training, in addition to their many other assistant skills and proficiencies. By utilizing their resources, our instructors deliver a quality education and an outstanding hands-on experience for our students.
Students will become confident with chair-side dental assisting techniques. They will earn their AIDS/HIV Certificate, their CPR Certificate and Bloodborne Pathogens, and their Washington State Dental Assistant Registration, in addition to acquiring essential job seeking skills.
According to the 2012 Occupational Outlook Handbook, Dental Assistants are expected to be among the fastest growing occupation over the2012 to 2022 projection period, with a 25 percent increase. Which is much faster than the average for all occupations. Population growth, a greater retention of natural teeth by middle-aged and older people, and an increased focus on preventative dental care for younger generations will fuel demand for dental services.