Dental Assistant Courses
At Everest, you can get the education and training you need to begin working as a professional dental assistant. Everest's Dental Assistant career training program is designed to provide you with the education, training and experience you need to qualify for entry-level positions in this exciting field.* Available at dozens of Everest campuses throughout the United States, this Dental Assistant career training program can have you prepared and ready to work in less than a year.
The courses in Everest's Dental Assistant program cover a wide range of relevant topics. These include:
- Dental Office Emergencies
- Dental Radiography
- Dental Specialties
- Operatory Dentistry
- Laboratory Procedures
- Dental Anatomy and Orthodontics
Everest's Dental Assistant classes combine traditional classroom lectures with group projects and hands-on training in a simulated dental office setting. You will be trained in valuable clinical, radiographic and administrative procedures. You'll learn how to operate the clinic and diagnostic equipment found in most modern dental offices, including amalgamators, dental units and chairs, model trimmers, oral evacuation equipment, oxygen tanks, personal computers, ultrasonic units, and X-ray units.
At the ending of your training, you will also have an externship where you will get to work for several weeks in an actual dentist's office.
Note: This Dental Assistant program description is not necessarily reflective of every Dental Assistant program offered across all Everest campuses. This is a summary of general topics learned within most schools. Please check your campus catalog for specific details about what is taught in the Dental Assistant program near you.
The training and experience you'll get at Everest can qualify you to work for a variety of dental specialists. These include:
- General Dentists
- Pediatric dentists
- Oral Pathologists
- Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
You may also qualify to work for dental supply manufacturers, hospital dental departments and insurance companies. Additional entry-level positions include dental receptionists.
Want to know more about Everest's Dental Assistant program? Contact Everest today. A friendly Everest representative will get back to you immediately to answer your questions.
* Your own hard work, professionalism, experience, work attitude, local market and other factors will impact your personal employment opportunities and pay.