Why Become A Dental Assistant?


National Averages for
Dental Assistants

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

If you are looking for a career in the health industry that is constantly in high demand, dental assisting might just be 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. At My Dental Dentistry & Education, the entire dental assisting training program takes just 13 weeks to complete and classes can be taken at nights and on weekends. Learn more about our dental assistant course.

Are you ready to take the next step in your career as a dental assistant? Click the button to get more information about our dental assisting program.


What Do Dental Assistants Do?

The role of a dental assistant is to help the dentist and the rest of the dental team. A great dental assistant needs both technical skills and communication skills in order to provide assistance to the dentist and comfortable, quality care to patients. Some responsibilities of a dental assistant include: 

  • Assisting the dentist with treatment procedures

  • Taking x-rays

  • Helping patients feel comfortable throughout their treatment

  • Gathering patient information and medical history

  • Sterilizing instruments and equipment

  • Communicating with patients

  • Performing various office tasks

  • Coordinating with suppliers

How To Become a Dental Assistant

If you have decided that a career in dental assisting is right for you, there are three main requirements you need to achieve:

  1. Education

  2. Clinical Training

  3. Required Certification

The dental assistant course at My Dental Dentistry & Education has been designed to prepare students for the required exams to become a dental assistant and also to instill confidence in preparation for their career. To learn more about our dental assistant program and week by week schedule, click here. If you have any questions please contact us by calling (480) 750-0017