Apply to the Dental Assisting Program 

Application period for this program is October 1, 2018 – March 5, 2019.

To apply you must:

  • mail the application packet to the address below, and
  • include all documentation in one envelope, or
  • hand deliver your application to the Dental Programs Clinic by March 5, 2019.
To:  Diablo Valley College
Dental Programs - Dental Assisting Application
321 Golf Club Road
Pleasant Hill,  CA 94523

Dental assisting orientation 

It is required that any student applying to the Dental Assisting Program first complete an orientation with a grade of 75 percent or higher. This orientation happens each spring term to be eligible to start the program in following fall term.

DENTL 120 Orientation to the Registered Dental Assisting Program (P/NP) - .3 Units
Students must register for the summer session below.

DENTL 120-3458   
Tuesday, March 5 1 - 4 pm Room BFL-104
Wednesday, March 6 8:30 - 11:30 am Room LHS-110/114
Tuesday, April 23 1 - 4 pm Room LHS-110/114
DENTL 120-3459  
Tuesday, March 5
1 - 4 pm Room BFL-104
Wednesday, March 6
1 - 3:50 pm Room LHS-110/114
Tuesday, April 23
1 - 4 pm Room LHS-110/114

Note: Each student must attend the full orientation to be eligible for the lottery and acceptance into the Registered Dental Assisting Program.

Advisory to students

Diablo Valley College will work with local health officers to help the prevention and control of communicable diseases in students and comply with any immunization programs required by State Department of Health Services regulations. Review our Infectious Disease Policy for more information. 

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Contact Dental Assisting

Chair: Colleen Shipp
Telephone: 925-969-2640
Office location: LHS-112 Campus map