Contemporary Health Career Institute Dental Assistant Training Program

(610) 363-9170

About Us

The Contemporary Health Career Institute (CHCI), licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Education - State Board of Private Licensed Schools, is committed to providing you with the tools you need to start your new career in Dental Assisting in just ten weeks. No experience necessary to get started. Our fast-track courses in Dental Assisting will give you the potential to start your new career. Classes are held inside of a modern Chester Country dental office to allow students to gain hands-on experience prior to finding employment. This may truly be one of the best financial and time investments you will make! Give us a call to schedule a tour.

hands-on-training in a modern dental practice

Program Offerings

Dental Assisting Courses

  1. Introduction to Dentistry & Assisting
  2. Assisting for Operative Dentistry
  3. Basic Assisting Needs
  4. Assisting for Prosthodontics
  5. Radiology Part 1
  6. Radiology Part 2 & Midterm 
  7. Dental Specialties Part 1
  8. Dental Specialties Part 2
  9. “The Team Approach”
  10. Final Exam and Graduation

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Dental Assisting Tuition and Fees

The tuition for the 80-hour program is $2,895.00 which includes the $150 registration fee, textbooks and all necessary supplies. This payment can be made using any of the options listed in the Student Information Publication including in-house weekly payment plans. CHCI accepts all major credit cards. 

Additional Costs May Include:

DANB Radiology Exam: $250.00

BLS/CPR: $60.00

For more information and to discuss financing options, call 610-363-9170 or via email at

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CE for Dental Professionals

CHCI offers the Radiology Safety Continuing Education Program specifically designed to comply with Regulation 25 PA Code, Section 221.11(b).  Participants will receive a certificate of completion for 3 contact hours and will be awarded 3 lecture continuing education units (3 CEUs) in AGD subject code 731- Digital radiography/Oral medicine, diagnosis and pathology.  

The 3-hour course is offered throughout the year and satisfies the Continuing Education Requirements issued by the Bureau of Radiation Protection (BRP). Credits count toward CE requirements for Biennial License Renewal. 

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Upcoming classes

Spring 2019

2/24/19 – Course #1 9:00 AM-5:30 PM

3/03/19 – Course #2 9:00 AM-5:30 PM

3/10/19 – Course #3 9:00 AM-5:30 PM

3/17/19 – Course #4 9:00 AM-5:30 PM

3/24/19 – Course #5 9:00 AM-5:30 PM

3/31/19 – Course #6 9:00 AM-5:30 PM

4/07/19 – Course #7 9:00 AM-5:30 PM

4/14/19 – Course #8 9:00 AM-5:30 PM

4/28/19 – Course #9 9:00 AM-5:30 PM

5/05/19 – Course#10 9:00 AM-5:30 PM

Summer 2019

Sundays, June 2, 2019-August 18, 2019

Registration information

Individuals interested in the dental assisting program at CHCI are invited for a tour of the facility

as well as a brief interview during which time any questions they may have will be answered.

Following verification of a high school diploma or GED, completion of the enrollment agreement,

and the submission of a $150 registration fee to CHCI, the student will be admitted into the

program at the time of registration.

Location and hours


101 J.R. Thomas Drive, Exton, PA 19341, US

(610) 363-9170


Monday - Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Friday: 9:00am- 12:00pm

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: 9:00am- 5:30pm (FOR STUDENTS)