Contact Us Box If you are an individual seeking education in orthodontic assisting to either enter this rewarding field or to further your career, Trapezio offers the Academy of Orthodontic Assisting Level 1 program.

To ensure that we are providing students with quality education in a field in which they will excel, we have recently updated our application process for individuals. You may download the application here.

The following is required to apply for enrollment in the Academy of Orthodontic Assisting Level 1 program:

  • Completion of the course application (page 4)
  • Completion of the Disclosure statement (page 5)
  • Completion of the Educational History form (page 6)
  • Declaration of AOAC intent (page 7 OR page 8)
  • Obtain 2 letters of recommendation: one personal, such as from a close family friend, and one that is either professional (from an employer or supervisor), academic (from a teacher or administrator), or from someone working in the orthodontic or dental industry


All students who successfully complete the Level 1 online program (minimum average of 75%) will earn a Certificate of Completion.  You may apply for the AOAC designation after you have been employed in an orthodontic practice for at least 6 months.  The necessary documentation for this will print with your Certificate of Completion for the online course.All of the required forms and additional instructions can be found in the application packet.

If you are a doctor or office manager purchasing training for current employees, an application is not required.  You may register your team via our Buy Now page or by calling the Trapezio Home Office toll free at 877-976-4536.