Approved Educational Programs and Courses

The Board approves dental assisting educational programs and courses as authorized by BPC section 1614 and implemented by CCR, title 16, sections 1014, 1014.1, 1070.2, 1070.3, 1070.4, 1070.5, 1070.6, 1070.7, 1070.8, and 1071. Approved programs and courses are reevaluated approximately every seven years but may be subject to reevaluation and inspection at any time.

Applicants for licensure should enroll in only those programs or courses that are offered by Board-approved educational providers. See below for lists of Board-approved providers. The lists are sorted in alphabetical order by city:

For questions regarding the Dental Assisting Educational Program and Course approval process, please email