Course Description                                   Cost: $575

EFDA Course: This is a one day course for a dental assistant who has been formally trained by a licensed dentist. Students in the weekend EFDA class must be able to perform all of the expanded functions in a clinical setting and pass a written/online exam with a grade of 75% or better to become certified.     

 Students attending EFDA must bring with them to the class: a 4 hole motor (slow-speed)& straight attachment, acrylic bur, safety glasses, mask and a basic set-up (mirror, explorer, air/water tip). These instruments are not provided but may be rented for $50.  The instrument rental fee must be paid prior to class.

Note: All classes consist of a blended format with an online study module and a clinical portion in our facility.

Program Objective:

To certify a dental assistant in the expanded functions procedures listed below as prescribed by the Florida Board of Dentistry.

Expanded Functions Performed:    

Alginate Impressions Retraction Cord
Temporary Restorations Suture Removal
Periodontal Dressing Fluorides
Topical Anesthetic Sealants
Polishing Matrices
Temporary Crown & Bridge Fabrication Charting
Dental Dams  

NOTE: Your seat in the class is not guaranteed until payment has been received in Full.

Class dates

Making a temporary crown

Class location: Dr. Bell's Business Plaza
In Dental Assisting Institute
4326 Park Boulevard, Suite C-West, Pinellas Park, Fl 33781

Refund Policy

Since Class space is limited and we usually have a waiting list, 5-day notice must be given to cancel and receive a refund or to transfer to the next class. Refunds will be less $25 registration fee. You can transfer to the next class date if notice is less than 5 days with a $100 transfer fee. NO EXCEPTIONS.

 Please direct any comments or questions to or  727-547-4899