Dental Programs

Find local trade schools and online technical colleges with accredited dental career certificate training classes and associate’s degree programs. Popular career training includes:

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Schools with Dental Certificate & Degree Programs

All listed schools are accredited and have financial aid assistance for students who qualify.

This list is a sample of schools with dental assistant training, use the search application to find your local options.

Dental Hygienists Job Description

Dental hygienists prep the patient’s mouth for the dentist. They clean the teeth, examine the mouth for signs of any concerning oral conditions like gum disease or oral cancer. They also will document the visit and educate the patient on preventative measure. Dental hygienists take x-rays and apply tooth sealants/protectants. Hygienists use tools to clean teeth and gums and they may use lasers, as well

Dental Assistant Job Description

A dental assistant prepares patients for treatment and assists the dentist during dental procedures. They also take the patient’s medical history, make sure equipment is maintained, and discuss aftercare with patients.