Our Programs

Clinical Dental Assistant


Our Dental Assistant Program provides students with hands-on dental training in the fundamental principles of Dental Assistant field.

During the study, students learn basics of human dentistry. The program focuses on dental procedures, like taking radiographs and impressions, sterilization and chair side assisting. In addition students are provided with an understanding of the expanding role dental  assistants play in today’s workplace to prepare them for entry-level employment in the dental assisting field. After completion the course of Dental Assistant, which is involved in patient treatment and in all chair side   procedures, students are articulate in the following:

  • Ensure that patients are comfortable in the dental chair
  • Prepare patients and the work area for treatments and procedures
  • Sterilize dental instruments
  • Help dentists by handing them instruments during procedures
  • Instruct patients in proper oral hygiene
  • Process x-rays and complete  lab tasks, under the direction of a dentist
  • Keep records of dental treatments

Students completing the Dental Assistant Certificate program at B.& D.A. Inc. are eligible to take certification exam offered by American Medical Certification Association (AMCA) The Dental Support Technician certificate is  designed to signify entry-level competence in basic dental assisting competencies.

Job Outlook

Employment of dental assistants is projected to grow 18 percent from 2017 to 2027 much faster than the average for all occupations. Ongoing research linking oral health and general health will likely continue to increase the demand for preventive dental services.

Administrative Dental Assistant


As an Administrative Dental Assistant, you’ll work in a dental office handling clerical duties. You may spend most of your time at desk, working with documents, forms, and computer systems. You work closely with patients, other office staff and dental care team.

After completion the course of Administrative Dental Assistant, which is involved in maintaining patient records, making appointments, and handling billing, students are articulate in the following:

  • Scheduling appointments
  • Handling insurance claims
  • Monitoring inventory
  • Working with documents, forms, and computer systems
  • Answering the phone
  • Responding to e-mail messages
  • Pulling patient charts, and managing the office accounting may also be required

Medical Assisting


The Medical Assisting Program gives students the necessary knowledge and skills to complete administrative and clinical tasks in the offices of physicians, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities. After the course of the study students will become articulate in:

  • Scheduling patient appointments
  • Recording patient history, personal information and examination results
  • Measuring vital signs, such as blood pressure, pulse, temperature, and respirations
  • Helping the physician with patient examinations and clinical procedures
  • Communicating with pharmacies on drug refills and reconciliation
  • Giving patients injections or medications as directed by the physician and as permitted by state law
  • Collecting and labeling specimens (venous blood, urine, stool, throat swabs, etc.) and performing basic tests. 
  • Performing EKG, able to identify life-threatening changes on the record (myocardial ischemia, ventricular arrhythmias, AV blocks, etc.)
  • Preparing and maintaining supplies for exam rooms, sterilizing instruments

Our programs are made up of the classes and clinical time needed to gain the knowledge, skills and experience necessary to work as a medical assistant. Medical assistant training programs cover a variety of courses pertaining to health and patient care:

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Medical Terminology
  • Phlebotomy
  • Introduction to Pathology
  • Medical Duties and Minor Surgery
  • Diagnostics Tests and Procedures
  • Medical asepsis
  • Law and Ethics for Allied Health Professionals, etc.

Medical assistants work in medical offices for individual doctors or a group of practices. This course is approved by National Health Career Association. The students are trained and upon successful completion of the course become certified by National Health Career Association, as Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA), Certified EKG Technician (CET), and Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT). All certification exams can be taken in the school’s facilities.

Enrollment of medical assistants is projected to grow 23 percent from 2018 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations. The growth of the aging baby-boom population will continue to increase demand for preventive medical services, which are often provided by physicians. As their practices expand physicians will hire more assistants to perform routine administrative and clinical duties, allowing the physicians to see more patients.

Admission: Proof of High School graduation or GED or other equivalent and an interview.

Medical Billing and Coding


Billing and Coding are the invisible engines of the healthcare system. Without either field, the healthcare industry would be unable to efficiently transmit important date, and healthcare providers would have an incredibly hard time getting paid for their services. In nutshell, it is the medical coder’s job to translate the healthcare provider’s report of a patient’s visit into numeric or alphanumeric code, with in turn is used by the medical biller to make a bill, or “claim,” for the insurance company and determine the appropriate charge for patient. In this section, we’ll introduce you to the basic concepts of billing and coding, and we’ll give you an idea of what it’s like to work in these fields. 

The course is designed to enhance the occupational skills of individuals in preparing for entry-level positions as an insurance billing specialist, or claims processing specialist within the insurance industry. After completion the course of Medical Billing and Coding students are articulate in the following:

  • Reading and analyzing patient records
  • Determining the correct codes for providers claims
  • Using codes to bill insurance companies
  • Interacting with physicians and assistants to ensure accuracy of billing
  • Keeping track of patient date over multiple visits
  • Maintaining patient confidentiality and information security

The students are trained and upon successful completion of the course become certified by NHA (National Healthcareer Association), as Certified Billing and Coding Specialist /CBCS/. These   exam can be taken in the school’s facility.

Medical billers and coders are in demand! Medical billers and coders work for practicing physicians and licensed healthcare practitioners in small to large group practices, billing companies, Pharmacies, medical care facilities and clinics, and hospitals.