As a student in the Dental Assistant/Assisting program at Concorde Career Colleges, you will be prepared to work alongside a dentist in his or her front office. Through the program, you will receive "multi-tasked" training, which means you will receive education in both clinical and administrative capabilities in a healthcare field that is in demand.
Clinical responsibilities include sterilizing and preparing instrument trays, exposing and processing x-rays, conducting oral inspections, preparing patients for treatment, and taking vital signs. Administrative responsibilities include patient charting, appointment setting, completing insurance forms, and processing accounts payable and fee collections.
Students in our Dental Assistant/Assisting program earn their diploma in 9 months.*
* Program length and degree type may vary by campus.
Our campus incorporates the Dental Assistant and Registered Dental Assistant programs together to provide you with training in the proper techniques and/or methods of performing the following:
A majority of Dental Assistants are employed by general dentists. Some are employed by specialists (Orthodontists, Oral Surgeons, etc.). Some assistants work part-time and sometimes in more than one office. Assistants may have some freedom to choose their own hours and work in the following settings:
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1 Program lasts 8 months.
2 Program lasts 9 months for a diploma and 14 months for an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree.