Online Dental
Assisting Program

If you are looking for a career in the health industry that is constantly in high demand, dental assisting is the perfect fit for you. One of the many perks of becoming a dental assistant is that the education and training can be completed in just a few weeks. And now, you can become a dental assistant through our online course! Learn more about our online dental assisting program or click the button below to speak to an advisor:

 How to become a dental assistant:



Pick your payment plan, enroll, and complete the 80-hour online course at your pace. The online course consists of video lectures, readings, and quizzes.



Enroll and complete your 120-hour clinical externship. You can apply for an externship at one of My Dental's locations or another dental office.



Get certified and start your career! Once you pass the Radiation Health & Safety Certification exam you are ready for your dental assisting career.


“I completed the online course in 3 weeks. I was working as a dental assistant just one week after graduation.”

Dayana Odezma  |  Former student


Why Dental Assisting?

In addition to an affordable and fast education, dental assistants enjoy perks like a flexible schedule, discounted dental work, a fulfilling job helping others, and a springboard into more advanced dental careers as a hygienist, dentist, or as an orthodontist.

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What Do Dental Assistants Do?

The role of a dental assistant is to help the dentist and the patient being treated. A great dental assistant needs both clinical skills and people skills in order to provide comfortable, quality care to patients. The most common responsibilities of a dental assistant include:

  • Assisting the dentist during treatment procedures

  • Taking x-rays

  • Welcoming patients to help them feel comfortable

  • Gathering patient health and medical history

  • Sterilizing instruments and equipment

Do you want to learn more?

Contact our advisors to learn about a career as a dental assistant.


Are you ready to become a dental assistant?