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Dental Assisting (Diploma or Associate of Applied Science)

Dental Assistant Diploma

  • 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: Memphis or Southaven.

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: Memphis, TN or Southaven, MS—whichever is most convenient for you.

Does the idea of a career as a dental assistant make you smile? Contact Concorde in Memphis today 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?

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 keep the front office operating efficiently. You can complete your program in as few as nine months at our Southaven campus or in as few as 11 months at our Memphis campus.

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

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

FOR THE CAMPUS IN MEMPHIS:

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.

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.