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:

STEP

1

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.

STEP

2

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.

STEP

3

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


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

Dayana Odezma  |  Former student

 
 
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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.

Annual Salary:

$37,890

Hourly Pay

$18

Positions Available

327,290

New Jobs by 2020

74,000

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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?

 
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