Dental Assistant Programs

Find accredited local trade schools and online technical colleges with dental assistant certificate training classes and associate degree in dental assisting programs. Find an online dental assistant program.

Use the search application to find a CDA or associate degree program near you.

Colleges with Dental Assistant Programs

Listed colleges are accredited and offer financial aid assistance to students who qualify.

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

Dental Assistant Job Description

Dental assistant job description includes but is not limited to:

  • Assisting during dental procedures
  • Preparing the patient for procedure
  • Taking patient medical history
  • Sterilize equipment
  • Comfort patients
  • Discussing aftercare
  • Taking impressions of mouth

How long does dental assistant training take? Dental assistant certificate or diploma training takes nine months to one year to complete. Dental assistant AS degree programs take about two years to complete.