RDAEF Program

RDAEF Class of 2016

Want to advance your career? Want to enhance your dental practice?

The Dugoni School of Dentistry launched its Registered Dental Assistant in Extended Functions (RDAEF) program in June 2011. The next session of the nine-month program will begin in August 2017. Directed by Dr. Molly P. Newlon '82, this program will satisfy the California Dental Board's requirements for new and existing RDAEFs who wish to expand their licensure in preparation for earning certification in the new extended functions.

The Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry Difference:

  • A comprehensive program with 410/342 hours of instruction, combining didactic, hands-on laboratory and live patient clinical experiences
  • Certification programs for both RDAs and existing RDAEFs at a fully-accredited dental school
  • Personalized instruction led by dental faculty members from the Dugoni School of Dentistry and UCSF
  • One of only two Dental Board of California-approved providers of the RDAEF program in Northern California
  • Interest-free payment plans are available to qualified candidates
  • NEW this year:  Funding available to qualified individuals through the Sallie Mae Smart Option Student Loan® program.  Please visit the Sallie Mae website for more information. 
  • Convenient weekend schedule at the Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco

You can obtain more details (i.e. tuition, dates, requirements) about our program through this website. If you need further information, please contact the Continuing Dental Education division at 415.929.6486 or cedental.pacific.edu.