Why Become A Dental Assistant?

 

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. You could be making as much as $18 an hour after your training is complete.

You can become a dental assistant through our online course. Click here to learn more about our online dental assisting program or click the button below to speak to an advisor:

Other benefits Of Being a
Dental Assistant:

  • Flexible work weeks
    Most dentists take at least one day a week off. This gives you time to catch up on personal items, or catch up in the office without patient procedures.

  • Discounted dental work
    Dental services are usually discounted for employees.

  • Rewarding work
    Dental assistants regularly help others through pain, discomfort, and shame. We help people smile again – there is no better feeling.

  • Springboard into dentistry or a 4-year College
    Being a dental assistant can be a great job to help you get further into dentistry. Most hygienists start as dental assistants! It is also a great way to pay for a 4-year degree.

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.

National Averages for
Dental Assistants

$37,890
$18
327,290
74,000
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
 

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 (four-handed dentistry)

  • Taking x-rays

  • Welcoming patients to help them feel comfortable

  • Gathering patient health and medical history

  • Sterilizing instruments and equipment

Are you interested in learning more about our online course for dental assisting?

 
 

How To Become a Dental Assistant

 

To become a dental assistant is very rewarding. Here are the basic steps to becoming a dental assistant:

  1. Dental Education & Training

  2. Clinical Learning

  3. Radiation Health & Safety Certification (RHS exam)

  4. Start your new career!

At My Dental Dentistry & Education, the entire dental assisting training program is now ONLINE. Now you can complete the training wherever and whenever it is convenient for you. Enjoy self-paced learning with online lectures, quizzes, and exams. Learn more about our online dental assistant program: