According to Men’s Health magazine, Tulsa has the third worst teeth in the entire country. Ouch! So why not join the fray and help fight the good fight? Bring bright winning smiles back to the Sooner State by becoming a dental assistant today! You’re sure to find a class room that fits your needs whether you live in Oklahoma City, Tulsa or just about anywhere across the great state of Oklahoma. Plus with convenient online learning options there’s really no reason not to start pursuing your dream of becoming a dental assistant today!
As an Oklahoma dental assistant, you will:
- Work closely with, and under the supervision, of a dentist
- Perform a variety of patient care, office and lab duties
- Gather and sterilize instruments
- Work with patients to take dental x-rays and process film
Some career figures for dental assistant professionals in Oklahoma:
- Average annual salary: $29,800
- Currently employed: 3,680
- Employment outlook: 36% growth
- Most popular degrees: Associate’s, Certificate
Figures courtesy of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Employment & Wages database.
Oklahoma Dental Assistant Schools Enrolling Now
Since 1979, Platt College exists with one purpose; to create a workforce of professionals with the skills and training necessary to answer the needs of today’s and tomorrow’s workplace. Because our students can receive the rigors of academic discipline as well as hands-on experience in their chosen fields, employers can hire a confident Platt College graduate who is well prepared and possesses experience. In the long term, Platt College graduates not only gain an education, but the ability to make a significant contribution to their communities.
Platt College is one of Oklahoma’s largest private colleges. Our growth has been steady and progressive due to our unyielding belief that each student is the most important person on campus, and our intrinsic value of every person’s right to a marketable education.
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