DENTAL ASSISTANT

Training Program

Summary

  • Duration: 10 months
  • On-the-job training in 170-hour externship
  • Small Class Sizes
  • Learn dental procedures from experienced instructors
  • Covered topics include: radiography, prosthodontics, chairside assisting
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Dental Assistant Diploma Program

Picture yourself in a career where you help people take care of their health. Did you picture yourself as a dental assistant? If not, maybe you should! If you’re a caring person, good with your hands, and like working with people, Florida Career College’s Dental Assistant program may be the path to a career you’ll love.

Summary

  • Duration: 10 months
  • On-the-job training in 170-hour externship
  • Small Class Sizes
  • Learn dental procedures from experienced instructors
  • Covered topics include: radiography, prosthodontics, chairside assisting

Career Outcomes

In this program you’ll learn the theories, tools, and techniques that dental assistants use daily. Graduates of our program are “career-ready”—equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to be a valuable addition to a dental office. Examples of the environments you could work in are dental offices, insurance companies, hospital dental departments, and dental supply manufacturers.

Some of the entry-level positions that you may qualify for upon completion of the program include:

  • Dental Assistant
  • Orthodontic Technician
  • Orthodontic Assistant
  • Surgical Dental Assistant
  • Oral Surgery Assistant
 

Campus Locations

As a dental assistant student, you’ll learn and practice in labs designed to look like actual dental offices. You’ll use the industry’s current tools and will get one-on-one interaction from instructors who are experienced dental-industry professionals.

Our Dental Assistant program is offered at the following campuses:

 

About the Program

Throughout this 10-month program, you’ll be trained in current preventive, radiographic, and clinical dental procedures. The Dental Assistant program concludes with a 170-hour externship in a local dental setting; there, you’ll get on-the-job training and a chance to practice your skills with a potential employer.

Courses in our Dental Assistant program include:

Course Title
Dental Science/Medical Emergencies
Chairside Assisting
Radiography
Dental Material
Preventive Dentistry
Dental Specialties
Prosthodontics/Administrative Assistant
Externship