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Illinois Health Careers applicants MUST be 18 years or older by the time of their program completion. 

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Program Overview

Orthodontic Assistant Training Program

In this program, you receive training to become an orthodontic assistant. We begin with certificate programs that prepare students to perform basic dental duties in our dental assistant school. Afterward, students can also obtain professional certification and start working in the dental field. By taking our Orthodontic Assistant Training Program, students learn how to prepare dental equipment and instruments, identify a variety of dental conditions, and provide possible support to licensed dentists and their patients.

Dental Assistant Training Program

Dental Assistant is not only a meaningful career, but it’s flexible, secure, and exciting, too. The Dental Assistant program here at Illinois Dental Careers, allows you to learn on-the-job skills such as dental health procedures, use of dentistry terminology, multiple office operations, etc. Our programs are flexible. Our students can choose their place of study and even the finish date of the program. Also, they don’t have to be concerned about missing any class. IDC’s classes are based on rolling enrollment, which means that students can enroll at any time.

Orthodontic & Dental Assistant Training Program

Our dental assistant programs are meant to train individuals on procedures in order to be an experienced Orthodontic or Dental Assistant. Many also take this course to expand their skills in this field. With the help of this program, we are committed to giving students such opportunities where they can gain knowledge and develop skills while utilizing their critical thinking skills. We prepare our students to become efficient and work-ready, always.

Medical Office Administrative Assistant

Take the first step toward a career in the growing medical field with medical Office administrative assistant education and training from Illinois Health Careers. Our flexible training program takes 12 weeks to complete. These medical office administrative assistant training modules are offered twice a week in the evening all at an affordable price.

With Illinois Health Careers’ medical office administrative assistant Program, you will be able to learn how to perform duties to assist in practicing physician’s offices, clinics in a vast array of specialties, and dental offices.

Billing and Coding Specialist

Illinois Healthcare Careers Billing and Coding Program is a 16-week blended course and consists of 16 modules, 3hours each. Billing and Coding Program modules are offered once a week on Saturdays (please refer to the Academic Calendar posted in School Catalog for details) covering knowledge and skills needed to accurately report, transmit and track claims. As a medical billing and coding specialist, this will help develop needed skills and training as well as knowledge to submit proper documentation to insurance companies and federal agencies for reimbursement in order for their employees to succeed and avoid fraud charges.

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Our programs are short, we offer hands-on training with the latest dental technology, we offer real clinic environments and small class sizes all at a reasonable tuition fee.

An experienced instructor will guide you through a module-based program with hands-on training with the latest dental technology.

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Institutional Disclosures

  1. The number of students who were admitted to the Dental Assisting Program as of July 1 of this reporting period: 45
  2. The number of students who were admitted to the Orthodontic Assisting Program as of July 1 of this reporting period: 37
  3. The number of additional students who were admitted in the Dental/Orthodontic Assisting Programs during the next 12 months and classified in one of the following categories: a) Dental Assisting Program, new starts: 0. Orthodontic Assisting Program, new starts: 0. b) Re-enrollments: 0. c) Transfers into the program from other programs at the school: 0.
  4. The total number of students admitted in the Dental Assisting Program during the 12-month reporting period: 45. The total number of students admitted in the Orthodontic Assisting Program during the 12-month reporting period: 37.
  5. The number of students enrolled in the programs during the 12-month reporting period who: a) Transferred out of the program or course and into another program or course at the school: 0. b) Completed or graduated from the Dental Assisting program: 38. Completed or graduated from the Orthodontic Assisting program: 25. c) Withdrew from school: 4. d) Are still enrolled in the Dental Assisting program: 6. Are still enrolled in the Orthodontic Assisting program: 9.
  6. The number of students enrolled in the Dental Assisting Program who were: a) Placed in their field of study: 17. b) Placed in a related field: 2. c) Placed out of the field: 5 . d) Not available for placement due to personal reasons: 4. e) Not employed: 9. The number of students enrolled in the Orthodontic Assisting Program who were: a) Placed in their field of study: 17. b) Placed in a related field: 1. c) Placed out of the field: 1. d) Not available for placement due to personal reasons: 6. e) Not employed: 5.
  7. The number of students who took a State licensing examination or professional certification examination, if any, during the reporting period: 0
  8. The number of students who took and passed a State licensing examination or professional certification examination, if any, during the reporting period: 0
  9. The number of graduates who obtained employment in the field who did not use the school’s placement assistance during the reporting period: 15.
  10. The average starting salary for all school graduates employed during the reporting period: a) Dental Assisting graduates: $16.00/hr. b) Orthodontic Assisting graduates: $16.00/hr.

*Illinois Health Careers DBA Illinois Dental Careers was approved to operate by the Division of Private Business and Vocational Schools of the Illinois Board of Higher Education with no accreditation with the U.S. Department of Education.