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Thinking about pursuing a career in dental health? At The College of Health Care Professions, our certificate training program can give you the skills you need to join the ranks of oral health professionals as a dental assistant.

Dental assistants are on the front line of oral health, helping dentists with a number of different treatments and procedures. Every day, these certified dental assistants are tasked with taking dental radiographs, implementing tooth impressions for study casts, preparing dental equipment, providing oral care instructions to patients, and much more.

With a dental assisting certificate from The College of Health Care Professions, you will be well prepared to play a key role in dental health as a Dental Assistant, Chair-Side Assistant or Dental Billing Clerk. And these dental health professionals are in demand. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics*, job openings for dental assistants are projected to grow 7 percent from 2019 - 2029—almost twice the 3.7 percent projected growth rate for all occupations total.

Complete the program online in just 48 weeks.

Educational Classes

  • Master Study Skills
  • Introduction to Dental Assisting
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Dental Terminology
  • Preventative Dentistry Nutrition
  • Dental Skills & Procedures
  • Restorative Periodontics
  • Endodontics and Prosthodontics
  • Externship
  • And More!

Potential Occupations

  • Dental Administrative Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Billing Clerk
  • Chair-Side Assistant
  • Dental Collection Assistant
  • And More!

CHCP, Founded by physicians, has been educating students for allied health careers for 30 years.

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