Find the educational keystone missing from your career in the Keystone State! Learn to become a Pennsylvanian dental assistant in any number of accredited institutions from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia or anywhere in between. If you’d like, you can also learn online at your own pace. Find the school that’s right for you today and find out just what you’ve been missing.
As a Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania:
- Average annual salary: $31,280
- Currently employed: 10,800
- Employment outlook: 36% growth
- Most popular degrees: Associate’s, Certificate
Figures courtesy of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Employment & Wages database.
Pennsylvania Dental Assistant Schools Enrolling Now
Brightwood Career Institute
At Brightwood Career Institute, we offer accelerated programs that combine flexible schedules and professional instruction to create a rewarding learning experience focused on helping you gain skills for your chosen career.
We keep education relevant by employing instructors with real-world experience in the field, who bring their career backgrounds to the classroom. Our programs are continually assessed by faculty, staff and members of the business and education communities to help ensure your studies align with your career goals. Programs offered by Brightwood Career Institute focus on local employment needs, in areas such as allied health, nursing and technical and professional programs.
Within the classroom, it is our mission to not only provide vocational training, but to help you develop the professional skills, values, attitudes and strategies that will enhance your potential for success on campus, in your career and through life.
The success of our students is our greatest success. Because when our students succeed, we’ve completed the job we set out to do: empower the courageous, and enable real and relevant change.
All State Career
At the All-State Career Schools, we’ve designed our programs to be relevant in today’s job market. We coordinate with employers to understand their needs for trained employees, and our educators work hard to develop students who graduate from our vocational schools to be prepared to contribute from day one. Our experienced instructors believe in the benefits of hands-on experience, which is why you can have the opportunity to work with the same tools, equipment, and techniques you’ll be expected to use in the field.
Financing your education can be stressful without the right help. The Financial Aid Office is available to assist students with a variety of tuition payment plans.
All-State offers training solutions for companies that are seeking to train current employees in the transportation and distribution industries. Our training programs are designed to provide the quality of comprehensive training with flexibility for the company and its employees. Training programs can be designed for small and large groups and can be conducted at your site or our facility.
All-State Career School in Essington, PA is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges:
Accrediting Commission of Career Schools & Colleges (ACCSC)
2101 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 302
Arlington, VA 22201
ACCSC is an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
All-State Career School in Essington, PA is licensed as a specialized degree and diploma granting institution by the:
State Board of Private Licensed Schools
Pennsylvania Department of Education
333 Market Street, 12th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333
Main Information Number: (717) 783-8228
Fax (717) 772-3622
All-State Career School in Essington PA, has obtained the Certificate of Accreditation for its Emergency Medical Services Programs by the:
Pennsylvania Department of Health
625 Forster Street
Harrisburg, PA 17120
Main Information Number: 1-877-724-3256
All-State Career School’s Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
Main Information Line: 727-210-2350
All-State Career School’s Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Program has been reviewed by the Pennsylvania State Board of Dentistry and the program meets the Board’s regulations for the training of EFDAs. Graduates of the Expanded Function Dental Assistant Program are eligible to take the Dental Assisting National Board’s (DANB) Radiation Health and Safety (RHS), and the Infection Control Examination (ICE) Examinations.
Pennsylvania State Board of Dentistry
P.O. Box 2649
Harrisburg, PA 17105-2649
Phone: (717) 783-7162
Fax: (717) 787-7769
All-State Career School in Essington, PA is approved by The Federal Department of Education to participate in Title IV Funding Programs.
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