SEMPER AD MELIORA - “Always toward better things.”

Why Choose Us?

Our Mission

is to present an elite educational experience in order to give students the technical and practical information they need to provide dentists with proficient assistance and deliver patients quality care. 


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We are prepared to support you in this journey.

While all Dental Assisting programs that are approved by North Carolina regulations offer relatively the same educational course work, what makes DAPA different is this: Our true desire to see you succeed and make a difference in the dental field. For some of you, dental assisting will become a passion that grows into a fulfilling career. For some this will be the first step before continuing your journey into dental hygiene or even becoming a dentist! Whatever your goals are, we are committed to helping you achieve them by investing our years of experience and knowledge into you so that you will be the most prepared for your personal quest in the career of your choice. The most important step to any journey is THE FIRST STEP and we know that DAPA is just the beginning of your successful future!


Affordable Tuition and Interest Free payment options

Can’t afford traditional college tuition? We’ve got you covered.
$3600 TOTAL! This is a fraction of the cost of other dental assisting courses in the area, saving you thousands of dollars in tuition. We also offer INTEREST FREE payment options for STRESS FREE you!

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Busy? No Problem

Many of our students are busy – families, jobs, responsibilities – we get it! The design of DAPA’s curriculum is to accommodate for your busy life – allowing you to pursue the career of your dreams. The coursework consists of online lectures and text reading during the week and we invite you into a fully operational dental office for your hands-on training in a real clinical setting on nights or weekends. Affordable tuition and accessible scheduling make taking the next step into dental assisting easier than you could have imagined!

  • Online Lectures
  • Night/Weekend In-person clinical training
  • 40 hours of Externship for hands on training in real dental offices!
  • 13 weeks – Start to Finish!