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Committed to Education

The L.A. Academy of Administrative Dental Assistants, also know as L.A.ADA, focuses on producing qualified, skilled, and enthusiastic Front Office Dental Assistants.

L.A. ADA provides an enriched learning environment that has helped countless students learn, develop and grow.

In 2020, L.A. ADA launched an ONLINE CLASSROOM! We are excited to now reach more students nation wide! 


Instructor and Founder Magdalena Rivera is a retired RDA, holds a lifetime credential in Vocational Education, and has over forty years of teaching experience. She has worked diligently to build a short yet intensive dental administrative course, to help improve the operations of dental offices. Mrs. Rivera has produced over 2,500 dental assistants throughout

Los Angeles. She is considered to be one of the pioneers of the dental assistant program for the Los Angeles Unified School District, Adult Education. 


L.A. ADA is proud to meet the educational standards of the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE).​