Begin your education as a Dental Assistant where you will work closely with, and under the supervision of dentists and dental specialists. You will work in a clean environment usually near the dental chair to assist as needed. Enjoy a 35-40 hour workweek or you may choose to work part-time with a variable schedule. Attending dental assistant school can open a world of new opportunities for you.
Dental Assistants perform a variety of duties in the dental office.
|Clinical Skills||Administrative Skills|
|Prepare and lay out instruments and materials required for each patient||Schedule and confirm appointments|
|Instruct patients on post-operative and general oral health care||Receive patients|
|Sterilize and disinfect instruments and equipment||Obtain patient dental records|
|Prepare patients for treatment||Dental language skills|
|Provide chairside assistance to the dentist||Keep treatment records|
|Prepare materials for impressions||Order dental supplies and materials|
|Take and process dental X-rays|
Why Dental Assistant Training at Medical Training College?
- Learn from instructors who are themselves dental professionals
- Learn in an environment structured to give you the proper exposure to all the technology you will be faced with in the dental workplace
- Complete in 7 ½ Months (Day)
- 4-day school week
- Externship – 180 Hours
– Equivalent of approximately 6 30-40 hour work weeks
– Real world experience as a Dental Assistant
– Can become a job reference on your resume
– Certification in Dental Radiology
Where Do Dental Assistants Work?
Dentists and Dental Specialists are expected to hire more assistants to perform routine dental tasks so that their time is used for more complex procedures. This means that job prospects for dental assistants is excellent and is expected to increase much faster than average.
Major Occupations for which graduates will be qualified:
O*NET Code Title of Occupation Title
Dental Assistant School Costs:
|Application Fee:||$ 100.|
|Tuition through Graduation:||$ 13,400.|
|Books and Supplies:||included*|
*All required textbooks, workbooks, software, lab supplies, two sets of uniforms, etc. needed to complete the program are included with tuition. Incidentals such as notebooks, pens, pencils, etc. are not included and must be provided by the student. For more information of tuition policies and additional charges see the college catalog.