Dental Assisting Programs

Find accredited trade schools and technical colleges near you with dental assistant certificate training classes, diploma, and associate’s degree programs. Dental assisting school can take 9 months to 2 years to complete, depending on the type of program you choose

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Colleges with Dental Assisting 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.

How Long Does Dental Assistant Training Take?

Dental assistant certificate or diploma training takes nine months to one year to complete going to school full time. Dental assistant associate’s degree programs take about two years to complete for a full time student.

Dental Assistant Job Description

Dental assistant job description includes but is not limited to:

  • Assist dental procedures
  • Prepare patient for procedure
  • Take patient medical history
  • Sterilize equipment
  • Discuss aftercare
  • Take mouth impressions