MyCAA – Tuition Assistance for Military Spouses

Is your spouse in the military and on active duty?  Did you know that you may qualify for tuition assistance up to $4,000.00 through MyCAA? MyCAA is a benefit program that provides tuition assistance for Military Spouses. The program is available to spouses of active duty service members in pay grades E1-E5, W1-W2, and O1-O2.  […]

Why a Dental Assistant needs to know Dentrix Software?

Because almost every job ad in the Phoenix metro area requires that you know how to use Dentrix! Dentrix is the leading dental software program used in the state of Arizona. Dentrix is a computer program used in dental offices as a patient database.  It’s also used for scheduling, billing, charting, treatment planning and insurance […]

What is dental x-ray certification?

X-ray certification is a license to take x-rays.  In order to legally operate dental x-ray equipment and perform dental radiologic procedures in the state of Arizona, a dental assistant must hold a current Arizona Board-approved certificate in radiology. To qualify, one must: (1a) Pass the national DANB Radiation Health & Safety (RHS) exam and (1b) […]

Are shorter dental assisting programs to good to be true?

No! 13 week dental assisting programs are run all across the county and have been in business for over 10 years.  All private postsecondary schools in Arizona are required to be licensed by the Arizona Department for Private Postsecondary Education.  The licensing process is very stringent and the rules are strictly enforced.  You cannot legally […]