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Dental Assistant

Achieve a Diploma in as few as 9 months*

Train to Assist at the Front Desk or Chairside

  • Learn the foundations of dental care and front office operations in this diploma program.
  • Curriculum includes an externship so you gain real-world experience.
  • Complete your diploma in as few as nine months of study.
  • Choose from two campus locations: Dallas or Grand Prairie.

Program Overview

Dental assistants do a little of everything in the dental office. From updating patient records to sterilizing instruments and assisting during procedures, their role is versatile, fast-paced, and can make a real difference in the lives of patients. With Concorde, you can be ready to pursue a dental assistant career in months, not years. You can also choose your campus location: Dallas or Grand Prairie—whichever is most convenient for you.

Take the Next Step Now

Does the idea of a career as a dental assistant make you smile? Contact Concorde in Dallas or Grand Prairietoday to learn if our diploma program is right for you!

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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?


Dental Assistant Curriculum

Concorde’s dental assistant diploma teaches foundational concepts of dentistry, including anatomy, physiology and the different dental specialties. You’ll learn to take impressions, assist during procedures, and how to keep the front office operating efficiently.

  • Introduction to Dental Assisting and Dental Terminology
  • Dental Specialties
  • Materials and Procedures
  • Patient Care and Management
  • Diagnostics and Orthodontics
  • Dental Radiology

Career Outlook

Job Outlook

Job growth for dental assistants should rise along with overall demand for dental care.

#14Jobs Without a College Degree according to U.S. News & World Report

7% Job Growth Nationwide projected for dental assistants, 2019-20293

36% Job Growth in Texas projected for dental assistants, 2018-2028

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.


Accreditation and Licensure

Accreditation and licensure are an important part of an academic institution’s operation. Visit our Accreditations and Licensure page for more details about our accreditations and licensure.