Dental assistant program for military ID-holders aims to provide the foundation for a promising career in health care

The American Red Cross is starting a new Dental Assistant Program in May for dependents of U.S. service members or retired service members.

The American Red Cross is starting a new Dental Assistant Program in May for dependents of U.S. service members or retired service members.

While most dental assistant programs can cost up to $8,000 to complete, this one is practically free, aside from a low administrative fee. The program will consist of two weeks of classroom instruction and 600 hours of chair-side assistance, to be completed by December.

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Prerequisites include a high school diploma or equivalent and a desire to learn.

Those who complete the program will receive a certificate from the American Red Cross.

The deadline to apply for the May course is February 22. Read more here.

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