Dentistry Certification & Degree Courses


Colleges and Tech Schools with Dental degree and certificate training programs like Dental Assistant, Dental Hygienist, Orthodontic Assistant, Dental Lab Technician and more! Accelerated, weekend class and hybrid (classroom/online) options are available at most schools.

Schools with Dental Assisting & Hygiene Programs

Find vocational training in the dental field from a technical college near you. Fill out Top Trade School’s free application and get contacted by the school of your choice, it’s that easy.

WHAT DO DENTAL HYGIENISTS DO?

‘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.’

Reference: Facts You Need To Know About Dental Hygienist Careers

WHAT DO DENTAL ASSISTANTS DO?

  • Assist dentist during procedure
  • Preparethe patient for treatment
  • Tahe patient’s medical history
  • Make sure equipment is maintained
  • Discuss aftercare with patients

Reference: Becoming A Dental Assistant