Category: Dental Assisting

Centura College Hosts 2020 Essential Career Training Expo

When the world hit pause, essential workers kept going. Learn what it takes to train for an Essential Healthcare or Skilled Trades Careers. Written by Jul DeGeus On Thursday, November 12, from 11:00 a.m. till 2:00 p.m. Centura College invites the community to attend their Essential Career Training Expo....
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Centura College’s Try a Trade Event

Written by Meagan Chappell Centura College’s Norfolk campus hosted their first Try a Trade Open House on Friday, January 10. The Try a Trade campus event welcomed the public to try a trade for a day. The event mimicked a typical college shadow day, but with a twist. All attendees had...
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Dental Assistant Graduate Success Story: Danielle Young

By Kelvin Lee, Student Services Coordinator, Centura College Richmond  A quiet, shy, and very soft-spoken individual, Ms. Danielle Young enrolled in the Dental Assistant program at the North Chesterfield campus in March 2017.  As a child, Danielle set her sights on pursuing a career in the dental field.  Her...
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A Dentist’s Best Friend: Your Role as a Dental Assistant

In honor of National Dental Assistant’s Recognition Week, we want to thank and appreciate the men and women who service your smile. Behind most dentists, there is a hard working dental assistant. Acting as the Robin to their Batman, the Chewbacca to their Han Solo, or the floss to...
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How to Become a Dental Assistant in 15 Months or Less

How to Become a Dental Assistant in 15 Months or Less A good career as a Dental Assistant that pays a median of $34,500 and can be learned in 15 months or less isn’t too good to be true according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Those in the field...
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How Much Does a Dental Assistant Make?

How Much Does a Dental Assistant Make? You may have grown tired of your hourly retail job. You may have thought that flipping burgers at the amusement park was something that could have lasted forever. However the time comes when you have to look at your career choices and...
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Norfolk Dental Assisting Student Recognized

Centura College – Norfolk Dental Assisting Student Recognized with Achievement Award It takes dedication and a strong passion for dentistry, to overcome the obstacles that one Norfolk Dental Assisting student has.  A native of Japan, Urara Pierrelouis came to the United States six months before she enrolled into the...
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Dental Assistant Students Recognized

Centura College Dental Assistant Students Recognized at the North Chesterfield (Richmond) Campus Dental Assisting Recognition Week was observed nationwide during the week of Sunday, March 3rd through Saturday, March 9th, but for students and instructors in the dental assisting program at the Centura College Midlothian campus, the celebration got...
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