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Dental Assistant

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Career Overview

As a dental assistant, you’ll have the chance to put patients at ease and bring out their confidence by giving them a healthy smile. You’ll be responsible for essential tasks such as patient care, taking X-rays, recordkeeping, and scheduling appointments.

Career Ready in as Little as 9 Months

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Flexible Blended Learning to Help Balance Life and School

This program features a blend of online and on-campus learning. This is to help make going to school work with your busy schedule. Typically, you will spend 2-3 days on campus, where you can practice hands-on skills and ask your instructor questions. Complete the rest of your coursework online at home, at your own pace, and on your own time.

All-Inclusive Tuition for Dental Assistant Students

As a dental assisting student, you’ll receive an iPad to help you with online coursework, which is yours to keep after graduating. All-inclusive tuition covers your books, backpack, school scrubs, and dental typodont kit—a working model of the jaw and teeth you’ll use to learn about dental procedures and treatments.

Entry-level dental assistant jobs

2019 annual national salary for jobs in this occupation*

$40,080

Median Salary

Lowest 10%: $27,980 or less

2018-28 projected growth*

38,700

New Jobs

+11% Growth

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Dental Assistants, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/dental-assistants.htm (visited 4/24/2020).

Dental Assistant Program Information

We understand you don’t want to spend years in the classroom. That’s why our hands-on training is designed for quick workplace entry. It only takes 9 months to complete our Dental Assistant program so you can make a change and prepare to begin your new career.

Skills to Build Your Career

At Altierus, we’re here to help you build a strong foundation for success. Learn how to perform critical duties such as:

  • Process exposed radiographs
  • Create impressions and construct study and master casts
  • Support dental procedures and aid patients
  • Perform CPR and handle office emergencies

Preparation Beyond Your Coursework

The hands-on training you’ll receive at Altierus equips you to work a recognized dental assistant. We will meet with you regularly throughout your program to help guide you to your new career. We’ll also prepare you for credentials if required by your state, which can help you stand out in your job search.

(770) 921-1085

1750 Beaver Ruin Road, Suite 500
Norcross, GA 30093

Mon - Thu: 8:30 am to 7 pm
Fri: 8:30 am to 5 pm
Sat: 9 am to 1 pm
Sun: Closed

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