Find an online trade school or college with accredited online dental assistant certificate (CDA) training classes and Associate’s Degree in Dental Assisting programs. Use the search application to connect with a school.
Schools with Dental Assistant Programs
All listed schools are accredited and have financial aid assistance for students who qualify.
- All State Career School
- Dawn Career Institute
- Delta Technical Institute
- Fortis Institute
- Meridian College
- Midwest Technical Institute
- Miller Motte College
- Northwest College
- Porter and Chester
- Remington College
- San Joaquin Valley College
- South College
- South Texas Vocational Technical Institute
- College of Healthcare Professions
- UEI College
Most schools offer at least partial online programs, where some classwork can be completed remotely.
Dental Assistant Training & Job Description
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 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