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Dental Assistant Vocational Schools

If you're looking for a rewarding career that offers flexible schedules and a short training period, consider enrolling in a dental assisting trade school. When you earn your diploma or certificate, you can prepare to join a challenging, yet growing field.

While many dental assistants gain training on the job, various dental assisting programs exist at trade schools, community colleges, and technical institutes. The basic minimum educational requirement is typically a high school degree and most dental assisting programs can be completed after a year of study.

After completing study, dental assistants should be prepared to assist the employing dentist in a variety of ways, including prepping patients, preparing materials for restorations, processing x-ray films, maintaining patient records, handling dental supplies, and more. It is important to note that many states regulate the types of tasks dental assistants can perform and some states even require the dental assistant to be licensed.

Thriving in the Dental Assistant Industry
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, full-time jobs are available in dental assisting. However, a majority of dental assistants work part-time schedules--allowing for greater flexibility. Some dental assistants are even employed by multiple dental offices.

If you are interested in career growth, a central career path includes continuing your training to become a dental hygienist. Dental hygienists typically earn more and have a greater number of skilled career tasks. In fact, the American Dental Association notes that nearly 90 percent of dentists traditionally reimburse dental assistants who continue in their education.

In 2008, dental assistants earned a median annual salary of $32,380.

Dental Assistant Vocational Schools

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Everest University
Career-focused education designed to help you get the job you deserve.
Dental Assistant, Medical Assistant, Medical Assistant and more.
  • Largo: 1199 E Bay Drive Largo, FL 33770
  • Jacksonville: 8226 Phillips Hwy. Jacksonville, FL 32256
  • Lakeland: 995 East Memorial Blvd. Ste. 110 Lakeland, FL 33801
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Heald College
Heald College provides hands-on educational programs that can help students prepare for careers in the healthcare, business, legal and technology fields.
Dental Assisting, Medical Assisting, Medical Office Administration and more.
  • Roseville: 7 Sierra Gate Plaza Roseville, CA 95678
  • Honolulu: 1500 Kapiolani Boulevard Honolulu, HI 96814
  • Hayward: 25500 Industrial Boulevard Hayward, CA 94545
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Westwood College
Westwood College is dedicated to preparing students with the knowledge, skills and training needed for meaningful employment. Through education, we create opportunities, change lives and impact futures.
Dental Assisting (A), Medical Assisting (D), Medical Assisting (A) and more.
  • Denver: 7350 North Broadway Denver, CO 80221
  • Arlington: 1901 North Ft. Myer Arlington, VA 22209
  • Los Angeles: 3250 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 400 Los Angeles, CA 90010
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Remington College
Get hands-on training with Remington College.
Diploma in Dental Assisting, AAS in Clinical Medical Assisting, Diploma in Medical Assisting and more.
  • Tampa: 2410 E. Busch Boulevard Tampa, FL 33612
  • Cleveland: 14445 Broadway Avenue Cleveland, OH 44125
  • Nashville: 441 Donelson Pike Nashville, TN 37214
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Kaplan College - KHE
Get a professional education designed with your future in mind at Kaplan College.
Diploma: Dental Assistant, Diploma: Patient Care Technician, Certificate: Medical Assistant and more.
  • Bakersfield: 1914 Wible Road Bakersfield, CA 93304
  • Vista: 2022 University Drive Vista, CA 92083
  • San Diego: 9055 Balboa Ave. San Diego, CA 92123
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Ross Medical Education Centers
Get allied health training with Ross Medical Education Center.
Dental Assistant, Medical Assistant, and more.
  • Grand Rapids: 4528 Breton SE Grand Rapids, MI 49508
  • Portage: 6235 South Westnedge Portage, MI 49002
  • Ann Arbor: 4741 Washtenaw Ann Arbor, MI 48108
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UEI College
Get career training for the job you’ve always wanted at UEI College.
Dental Assistant, Medical Assistant, and more.
  • Bakersfield: 3737 Rosedale Hwy Bakersfield, CA 93308
  • El Monte: 3401 Rio Hondo Ave. El Monte, CA 91731
  • Fresno: 2002 N. Gateway Blvd. Fresno, CA 93727
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Medical Career Institute
Start a great career in healthcare with Medical Careers Institute.
Dental Assisting - Associate, Medical Assisting - Associate, and more.
  • Virginia Beach: 5501 Greenwich Road Suite #100 Virginia Beach, VA 23462
  • Newport News: 1001 Omni Boulevard Suite #200 Newport News, VA 23606
  • Henrico: 2809 Emerywood Parkway Suite #400 Henrico, VA 23294
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Carrington College
Ready for a rewarding career in healthcare? Carrington College™ can help.
Dental Assisting, Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene and more.
  • Boise: 1200 North Liberty Boise, ID 83704
  • Spokane: 10102 E. Knox Suite 200 Spokane, WA 99206
  • Albuquerque: 1001 Menaul Blvd NE Albuquerque, NM 87107
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Miller-Motte Technical College
With Miller-Motte you can expect the focus to be on you, the student, and your career. We are committed to Changing Futures, Changing Lives, and it all starts with you. You can rely on challenging programs, interesting curriculum, and educators with industry experience preparing you for your new future.
Dental Assisting - Associate of Occupational Science, Dental Assisting - Associate of Applied Science, Dental Assisting - Diploma and more.
  • Chattanooga: 6020 Shallowford Road Suite 100 Chattanooga, TN 37421
  • Columbus: 1800 Box Road Columbus, GA 31907
  • Conway: 2451 Highway 501 East Conway, SC 29526
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