When you train with Career Step you can be prepared for a successful career as a dental assistant in just 4 months. The healthcare industry is growing rapidly and the U.S. Department of Labor estimates that the dental assistant field will grow by 19% by 2024.* The dental assistant career path offers several benefits including:

  • Positive employment outlook – Dental assisting jobs are expected to grow by 19% through the year 2026*.
  • Competitive salaries and benefits – Dental assistants enjoy competitive wages with average salaries of $37,630* and the potential for employment benefits.
  • Fulfilling career – Dental assistants find their jobs extremely satisfying because they interact with new people every day and help them achieve a beautiful smile.

Choose our training for:

  • Training to excel in your job – Career Step’s training program provides you with all the learning and hands-on practice you’ll need to become certified and succeed as a dental assistant.
  • Quick completion timeline – The program is designed so you can be trained and working in a matter of months, with the flexibility to finish your course on your schedule.
  • Support to help you succeed – Though the course is entirely online, you'll never be on your own. Career Step's learner success team is available to offer personal, ongoing support all the way through the training program.

Dental assistants are a crucial component to a properly functioning dental office. They cover a wide range of responsibilities and contribute to the patient’s overall care. Here are a few key tasks:

  • Assist the dentist during dental procedures
  • Sterilize instruments
  • Take dental impressions
  • Manage office records, including billing and paperwork
  • Greet and care for patients
  • Schedule and confirm patient appointments
  • Instruct patients on proper oral care
  • And more

With our online dental assistant training, you can develop the specialized skills you need to excel in your new career. Call {{ $root.brand.contacts.advisor.contactPhone || $root.DEFAULT_PHONE }} or request free information today for more details!

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**U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics