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Dental Assistant

Achieve a Diploma in as few as 9 months*

As a Dental Assistant, the dental team counts on you to help assist in a variety of day-to-day duties such as preparing patients for exams, taking X-rays, sterilizing equipment, and educating patients in proper oral care. Other duties often vary by state or dentist offices worked at.

A Dental Career Path That Sustains Family And Community

The Dental Assistant diploma program emphasizes both the clinical and administrative aspects of serving in a dental office environment, immersing students in practical, hands-on training including externships. The Dental Assistant program is offered at all of Concorde Career College’s 16 campus locations.

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Have you been thinking about a career as a Dental Assistant? Are you searching for a Dental Assistant school near you? Look no further! Your search ends at Concorde, where you can start training in a Dental Assistant program that can help you achieve your exciting future in healthcare.

*Program length can vary by Location, see specific Campus Catalog for program length. California campuses' Dental Assistant program is a 10-month program.

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Have an Associate Degree in Healthcare?
Currently Licensed Dental Hygienist?
Currently a Licensed Surgical Technologist?
Currently a Registered Nurse (RN)?
Currently a LDA or RDA?



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

Career Outlook

Dental assistant job growth through 2029 is projected at a faster-than-average rate of 7 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 assistant looks like. *Source: 2019-2029

Financial Aid

Financial Aid

As part of our commitment to your success, Concorde ensures that you have access to comprehensive information and guidance in navigating the financial aid process. Concorde offers financial aid and scholarship programs to those who qualify.

Scholarship Opportunity

The Pacific Dental Services Foundation is proud to offer the Dr. Carolyn Ghazal Dental Assistant Scholarship, named after Dr. Carolyn Ghazal’s dedication to improving the lives of those in need, and created to provide tuition assistance to individuals with a desire to serve and provide excellent patient care. The scholarship is awarded based on applicant excellence as well as financial need. To apply for consideration please ask your admissions representative for more information.


Dental Assistant


The Dental Assistant program is approved by the Florida State Board of Dentistry to certify dental assisting students in expanded duties and radiology. Department of Health, Board of Dentistry: 4052 Bald Cypress Way; Bin C-08, Tallahassee, FL 32399-3258; 850-488-0595.

Dental Assisting (Diploma)


The Dental Assisting (Diploma) program is approved by the Dental Board, State of Tennessee Health Related Boards, 665 Mainstream Drive, 2nd Floor, Nashville, TN 37243; 615-532-5073; 1-800-778-4123.