About our Dental assistant program:

Northwest Arkansas School of Dental Assisting’s approach is to offer students a hands on, critical skills focused training which leaves students ready to enter the world of Dental Assisting. This accelerated program has been developed by an experienced team of dentists and dental assistants working in the dental community every day. 

Classes are held on Fridays from 8AM to 5PM during 10 weeks. The mornings will consist of in class training and the afternoons will be hands on laboratories in our state of the art dental office. After completion of this program, students will be Registered Dental Assistants (RDA) in Arkansas and will be certified in nitrous oxide administration, dental radiography, coronal polishing, infection control and CPR.


Our school offers 3 semesters per year (Winter, Spring, and Fall) and accepts between 15-20 students a semester. To see a detailed list of our curriculum, click here.



Here at NWASDA our dental assisting fees are transparent and are all inclusive. We cover all costs for this course with NO HIDDEN FEES or ADDITIONAL EXPENSES. The current tuition fee is:

Tuition = $3,700

Registration fee = $95 (nonrefundable)

Total = $3,795

The following is included in your tuition fee:

  • All educational materials (books, training and visual aids, all materials and dental supplies used thought the course)
  • Certificate in Dental assisting though the state of Arkansas after completing the course
  • Certificate in nitrous oxide administration, dental radiography, coronal polishing, infection control and CPR












NWASDA offers 3 payment options and accepts cash, check, PayPal or credit cards.

Down Payment

To reserve your spot


  • Balance of $3,295 due before first class




Our best value!

[95$ Registration fee is waived]



  • *[If paid in full 30 days prior to class]


Payment Plan

Initial down payment of


  • The 3 equal payments of $1000 due at the beginning of the 2nd, 4th and 6th weeks
  • *[Class total is $3,895 with this option]



Financing may be applied for through the Arkansas Rural Endowment Fund, please follow the link provided to start the application process.