Nashville, TN was voted the second best city in America for teeth. And why not? There’s so much to smile about – especially if you’re learning to become a dental assistant! Pick up your books and head on down to a classroom near you with locations in or around any major metropolitan area from Memphis to Knoxville. Can’t find a school that fits your needs? Learn online! The possibilities are wide open. So why not find an education that will keep you smiling?
As a Tennessee 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 Tennessee:
- Average annual salary: $32,530
- Currently employed: 5,220
- Employment outlook: 36% growth
- Most popular degrees: Associate’s, Certificate
Figures courtesy of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Employment & Wages database.
Tennessee Dental Assistant Schools Enrolling Now
Concorde Career College
We believe hands-on experience is the best way to learn. And at Concorde, you’ll find that a “learn by doing” approach to healthcare training will get you the skills you need to succeed – and get you into the workforce quickly.
Even in today’s economy, the demand for skilled healthcare professionals shows no signs of slowing down. In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Career Guide to Industries (2010-2011 Edition), the healthcare industry will generate .2 million in new wage and salary jobs between 2006 and 2016 – more than any other industry.
Now’s a great time to get started – and to move toward a rewarding healthcare career.
- Dental Assisting - (AAS)
- Dental Assisting - Diploma
Ashworth offers respected, affordable online degree programs and expert guidance to help you meet your goals while balancing work and family. Now you can get the precise training you need to become the professional you’ve always wanted to be. And you can go as far as your education takes you.
- Ashworth College
- Dental Assistant