Dental Assistant Education

dental assistant educationDental assistant training programs typically last from nine months to two years, leading to a certificate, diploma or associate’s degree. During dental assistant training, students learn a variety of useful job skills, both clinical and administrative.

In this section, you will learn about the different degrees you can pursue in dental assisting, and see some of the most common courses studied by students in those programs.

You can use our school map to see what programs are available in your state, or do a zip code search to find schools by zip code. You can also find out about voluntary dental assistant certification.

Explore the links below to learn more about dental assisting education.