Dental Assistant / Dental Assisting


Have you been thinking about a career in dental assisting? Have you been searching for dental assistant schools? Your search ends at Concorde Career College, where you can start training through dental assistant programs that can help you achieve your exciting future in health care in a short time.

A dental career path that sustains family and community

Your dreams of a career in dental care can be converted into a life-changing mission through high-level support of dental health. Concorde is committed to preparing you to offer the highest level of dental care in as few as eight months.

Career-driven curriculum

The coursework in Concorde’s dental assistant training program emphasizes the clinical and administrative aspects of serving in a dental office setting, immersing you in the practical aspects of providing dental patient care in a hands-on environment.

Upon completion of this program, graduates can take the licensing exam to qualify for employment in this field.

Career outlook*

Dental assistant job growth through 2024 is projected at a higher-than-average rate of 19 percent as oral health continues to be linked to general health and is increasingly applied as preventive health care. Find out more about what a career in dental assisting looks like.
*Source: 2016-2026

Financial aid

Part of our commitment to your success is ensuring you have access to the financial aid resources that will help you achieve your career dreams. Concorde can help you navigate the financial aid process, including providing information about loans and scholarship programs offered through Concorde.

Join our family

To learn more about how to get started earning your Dental Assistant diploma or degree, request information, or call Concorde Career College at 1-800-693-7010.

Opportunity awaits.

*Program length varies by location

Clinical functions can include:

  • Vital sign checks
  • CPR
  • Instrument sterilization and prep
  • Oral inspections
  • X-rays

Where do you want to work?

  • Private practices
  • Group practices
  • Specialty practices
  • Public health facilities
  • Hospital dental clinics


Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), a nationally recognized accrediting agency.

*Memphis and Southaven campuses are accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE).

Frequently Asked Questions

How long is the Dental Assistant program?

You can complete this program in as few as eight months. However, program length can vary by campus. Please check with an admissions advisor for program length information.

When does the Dental Assistant program start?

Click here or call 1-800-693-7010 to find out when a program starts at a campus location near you.

What is the dental assistant career outlook?

According to, this job field is expected to grow by 19 percent through 2026. For more information on career profiles, click here.

Why should I become a dental assistant?

You can join an exciting, challenging and growing employment field where professional satisfaction is high as you serve the dental health of others on a daily basis by supporting both dentists and their patients.

Does Concorde offer dental assistant externships?

Yes. Concorde’s hardworking extern coordinators are dedicated to pairing you with the right hands-on externship opportunity.

How much is tuition for Concorde’s Dental Assistant program?

For program-specific tuition information, click here, or call 1-800-693-7010.

Do you have an Associate's degree in health care field, which is a pre-requisite for this program?