Convenient Sunday Classes. Affordable Tuition. In-demand Career.

Contemporary Health Career Institute Dental Assistant Training Program

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

Intro to Dentistry & Assisting

Assisting for Operative Dentistry

Basic Assisting Needs

Assisting for Prosthodontics

Radiology Part 1

Radiology Part 2 & Midterm 

Dental Specialties Part 1

Dental Specialties Part 2

“The Team Approach”

Final Exam and Graduation

CHCI will provide students with the information to register for the Radiology Health & Safety Exam administered through the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB).  Successful completion of this exam certifies Pennsylvania & Delaware dental assistant may take dental x-rays.    

Dental Assisting Tuition and Fees

The total cost for the 80-hour training  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. Contemporary Health Career Institute accepts cash, check and all major credit cards. 

Additional Costs May Include:

DANB Radiology Exam: $250.00

BLS/CPR: $60.00

Scrub Type Uniform: varies

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

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Upcoming classes

Fall 2019- CLASS FULL

09/08/19 – Course #1 9:00 AM-5:30 PM

09/15/19 – Course #2 9:00 AM-5:30 PM

09/22/19 – Course #3 9:00 AM-5:30 PM

09/29/19 – Course #4 9:00 AM-5:30 PM

10/06/19 – Course #5 9:00 AM-5:30 PM

10/13/19 – Course #6 9:00 AM-5:30 PM

10/20/19 – Course #7 9:00 AM-5:30 PM

10/27/19 – Course #8 9:00 AM-5:30 PM

11/03/19 – Course #9 9:00 AM-5:30 PM

11/10/19 – Course#10 9:00 AM-5:30 PM

Winter 2020- Now Enrolling

11/17/19– Course #1 9:00AM-5:30PM

11/24/19– Course #2 9:00AM-5:30PM

12/08/19– Course #3 9:00AM-5:30PM

12/15/19– Course #4 9:00AM-5:30PM

12/22/19- Course #5 9:00AM-5:30PM

12/29/19– Course #6 9:00AM-5:30PM

01/05/20 – Course #7 9:00AM-5:30PM

01/12/20– Course #8 9:00AM-5:30PM

01/19/20– Course #9 9:00AM-5:30PM

01/26/20– Course#10 9:00AM-5:30PM

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 John Robert Thomas Drive, Exton, PA (inside of Exton Dental Health Group) (610) 363-9170

Contact for Office Hours

Classes held on Sunday: 9:00 am- 5:30 pm

Tours by Appointment Only