Dr. Edward Magida, DMD
Dentist / Owner / Instructor
Bridget Hirth, CDA, TMJ
I have been in the dental field for 10 years working at Newtown Dental Care. I earned my Certified Dental Assistant via Delaware Valley Academy of Medical and Dental Assistants and Dental Assisting National Board (DANB). I have additional certification as a TMJ Assistant through the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain and am trained in Obstructive Sleep Apnea care. I look forward to guiding my students so that they can be efficient, quality assistants and enjoy the dental field as much as I do!
Karen Barats, CDA, EFDA
A graduate of Manor College, I have been a Certified Dental Assistant and an Expanded Function Dental Assistant for over 30 years! I have worked in general dentistry and all of the dental specialties, often training new personnel in the field. I enjoy working with the dentist, creating healthy and happy smiles and have found dental assisting to be a very rewarding position knowing that because of me, patients feel comfortable and can make knowledgeable dental choices.
Lisa McHugh, BA PSY
Lisa is the Office Manager of Newtown Dental Care and has been in the dental field since the Dark Ages! She has a BA in Psychology from The College of New Jersey and a NJ teaching certificate. As a dental assistant, office manager and prior dental assistant school instructor, Lisa is very familiar with all facets of dentistry and education. She has worked in the Yardley/Newtown area for 27 years and is connected with local dentists helping her arrange externships as well as job opportunities.
OceanPointe Dental Academy provides students with a detailed education in modern dental practices, complete with hands-on training from practicing dental professionals in real-life dental offices.
Financial Aid and Affordable Payment Options are available. With a 100% Pass Rate, 100% Placement Rate and Job Placement Assistance you could be starting your new career soon.
True Hands-on Experience Assisting a Real Dentist With Real Patients.
Every one of our students will assist a licensed dentist one-on-one in various dental procedures on real patients – not just on manikins.
Clinical practice is performed on other students and real patients to enhance the learning experience – all under the watchful eyes of our instructors.
Our learning model allows us to keep the cost of education extremely low. We offer financing with rates that are geared towards students.
We hire the most qualified and experienced instructors in town. All of our instructors are either distinguished dental assistants or dental professionals.
We offer multiple locations and times, including Saturdays. Students will complete reading assignments and online quizzes during the week.
This allows flexibility for our students to continue working while being prepared for their next career.
Digital Radiography Training & Beyond
Our students learn to take digital radiographs on state-of-the-art X-ray machines as well as with traditional film.
Every OceanPointe campus across the country has all the latest modern technology to train students to take excellent intraoral and extraoral radiographs.
OceanPointe Philadelphia has easy hands-on Dental Assisting classes.
We help you get a job in a dental office at the end of our program. With Job Placement Assistance and a 100% pass rate just about anyone can start a new career in dental assisting.
We have low tuition and affordable payment options so you can afford to start your dental assisting career today, view Cost & Payment Options here.
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