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TAG Oral Care Center
Dental Assistant Program

Build your skills with externships at the TAG Oral Care Center for Excellence. 

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Discover our dental assistant programs

The TAG Oral Care Center for Excellence (OCC) is a first of its kind facility dedicated to providing cutting-edge, comprehensive dental care at no cost to underserved Illinois residents. It also offers TAG team members from across the country hands-on educational and training experiences.

There’s no better way to sharpen your skills than with this specialized externship. We offer 36-hour instructional programs for dental students at our TAG OCC where you can earn externship hours and prepare for a rewarding dental career.

OCC Surgical Course Dates:

April 13–15
May 4–6
June 1–3
June 22–24
July 13–15
July 27–29
August 10–12
September 7–9
September 28–30
November 2–4

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Calling all dental assistant students

At our LIVE Surgical Implant Training Courses, the Extraction Academy, and 3D Digital Restorative & Overdenture courses, you can learn these valuable skills:

  • Patient intake & home-care instruction

  • Entering treatment plans

  • Diagnostic technology including CBCT and Trios Digital 3D scanning

  • Surgical instrumentation and operatory setups

  • Disinfection, sterilization, and sterile field techniques

Next-level dental assistant training

Our comprehensive dental programs can help you gain externship hours at your school and meet important competency requirements.  

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World-class dental assistant learning center

The TAG Oral Care Center for Excellence is located at 1040 W. Randolph Street, Chicago, Illinois 60607, in the trendy West Loop area of Chicago. Public transportation and free parking are nearby.

Facilities include:
16 Operatories
2 Surgical Suites
3 Recovery Rooms
3D Digital Labs

Go all in on your dental assistant career

Immerse yourself for a one-of-a-kind training experience. Sign up for your course today. 

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