Online Dental Assistant

Find accredited online dental assistant certificate CDA training and associate’s degree programs at a local trade school or technical college. Use the search application to find a course near you.

How long does dental assistant training take? Online dental assistant certificate training takes about 9 months to 1 year to complete. College dental assistant associate’s degree programs take about two years to complete when taking online classes.

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