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

  1. Intro 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


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 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. 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 admissions@chcicareer.com

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Upcoming classes

Summer 2019

6/02/19 – Course #1 9:00 AM-5:30 PM

6/09/19 – Course #2 9:00 AM-5:30 PM

6/23/19 – Course #3 9:00 AM-5:30 PM

6/30/19 – Course #4 9:00 AM-5:30 PM

7/14/19 – Course #5 9:00 AM-5:30 PM

7/21/19 – Course #6 9:00 AM-5:30 PM

7/28/19 – Course #7 9:00 AM-5:30 PM

8/04/19 – Course #8 9:00 AM-5:30 PM

8/11/19 – Course #9 9:00 AM-5:30 PM

8/18/19 – Course#10 9:00 AM-5:30 PM

Fall 2019

10 Sundays, September 8, 2019-November 10, 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

Contemporary Health Career Institute

101 John Robert Thomas Drive, Exton, PA

(610) 363-9170

Tours by Appointment Only

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

Friday: 9:00 am- 12:00 pm

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: 9:00 am- 5:30 pm (Class in Session)