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Registered Dental Assistants, Registered Dental Assistants in Extended Functions, Dental Sedation Assistants and Orthodontic Assistants

Orthodontic Assistant Courses

Following is a list of Board-approved courses:

Brite Dental Group
Dr. Waleed Soliman
9655 Folsom Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95827
(916) 857-0620

Dental Career Institute
Benson Dimaranan, RDA
8596 Belmont Street, #9
Cypress, CA 90630
(562) 704-2651

Dental Pros
Catherine Ell, RDA
27349 Jefferson Avenue #207
Temecula, CA 92590
(800) 588-8464

Dental Specialties Institute Inc
Suzie Dault, CDA, RDAEF, OMSAA
Areas Served: San Jose, Los Gatos, and Cupertino
(408) 578-2074

Downey Adult School
Benson B. Dimaranan, RDA
12340 Woofruff Avenue
Downey, CA 90241
(562) 940-6200

Elite Orthodontics
Nader Ehsani
7695 Cardinal Court, Suite 320
San Diego, CA 92123
(858) 277-8080

Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Association
Barbara Blade, RDAEF
42-335 Washington St #F378
Palm Desert, CA 92211
(760) 200-2851

J Productions
Joan Greenfield, RDAEF
11230 Gold Express Dr.
Gold River, CA 95670
(916) 588-2443

Jasmine Gorton, DMD
6 Loch Lomond Drive
San Rafael, CA 94945
(415) 459-8006

Joseph Gray, DDS
436 North Mountain Avenue
Upland, CA 91786
(909) 981-2025

Dr. Thomas Marcel
Jennifer Ferolito
2084 4th Street
Livermore, CA 94550
(925) 447-7799

Stephen McAuliff, DDS
1549 West Main Street
Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 732-4895

Douglas Nguyen, DDS
9600 Bolsa Avenue, Suite E
Westminster, CA 92683
(714) 839-9800

Melanie Parker Orthodontics
DeJanne Richards, RDA
3737 Moraga Avenue, Suite A303
San Diego, CA 92117
(858) 274-0777

Orthoworks – Dr. David Shen and Associates
Doreen Witz
883 Sneath Lane, Suite 130
San Bruno, CA 94066
(650) 589-4563

Pasadena City College
Stephanie Schmidt, RDAEF
1570 E. Colorado Blvd. # R 508
Pasadena, CA 91106
(626) 585-7542

M. John Redmond, DDS MS Inc.
John Redmond, DDS
181 Avenida Vaquero, Suite C
San Clemente, CA 92672
(949) 492-2141

Sachdeva Orthodontics
Harpreet Singh
924 Emily Way
Madera, CA 93637
(559) 232-3737

Sacramento City College
Joan Greenfield, RDAEF
3538 Freeport Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95822
(916) 558-2443

The Valley School for Dental Assisting
Katie Karzen, DDS
16500 Ventura Blvd., Suite 315
Encino, CA 91436
(818) 995-1500

The following providers are approved to teach the Orthodontic Assistant course, but are NOT offering this course to the public.

Adams & Gimlen Orthodontics
Dr. Amy Gimlen
973 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Suite C
Manhattan Beach, CA 90026
(310) 545-6525

Joel F. Brodsky, DDS Inc.
Dr. Joel F. Brodsky
5920 Del Amo Blvd.
Lakewood, CA 90713
(562) 496-2000

Favero Orthodontics
Dr. Favero
1603 Eureka Road #400
Roseville, CA 95661
(916) 412-7748

Dr. Bella Shen Garnett, DMD, MMSC
Dr. Bella Shen Garnett
390 Laurel Street, #100
San Francisco, CA 94118
(415) 292-2345

Nancy L. Gum, DDS
Nancy L. Gum
3535 Ross Avenue, #305
San Jose, CA 95124
(408) 269-3436

Garrett Orthodontics
Bret Garrett
1312 Garden Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
(805) 544-3223

Greenspan Orthodontics
Jessica Martinez
3810 Valley Center Drive #902A
San Diego, CA 92130
(858) 755-8882

Parkside Dental
Hana Karkhanehchi, DDS
1325 Travis Blvd., Suite D
Fairfield, CA 94533
(707) 427-2222

Michael Payne, DDS
3406 American River Drive #F
Sacramento, CA 95864
(916) 486-4233

E. G. Righellis, DDS, Inc.
Debbie Gardner
2220 Mountain Blvd., #204
Oakland, CA 94611
(510) 482-0600

Shasta Orthodontics
Hailey Thom
68 Hartnell Avenue
Redding, CA 96002
(530) 223-6850

Robert Sheffield, DDS, Inc
Jenessa Oriol
3428 Hillcrest Avenue, Suite 100
Antioch, CA 94531
(925) 757-9100

Western Dental Services
Dr. Zhi Meng
530 S. Main Street, 6th Floor
Orange, CA 92868
(714) 480-3000