A career as a dental assistant offers many opportunities in a fast-growing field. As valuable members of the dental care team, assistants greatly increase the efficiency of the dentist in the delivery of quality oral health care.
  • Assist professionals in a clinical environment with chairside assisting, radiography, and laboratory procedures
  • Perform a wide range of responsibilities in a dental office environment including scheduling and billing
  • Practice ethical standards, confidentiality, and professionalism when interacting with patients, clients, and coworkers


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  • Registered Dental Assistant
  • Licensed Ohio Dental Radiographer
  • ACT National Career Readiness Credential
Career Opportunities: 
  • Chairside Dental Assistant
  • Dental Office Assistant
  • Insurance Company
  • Dental Receptionist
  • Dental Lab Assistant
  • Dental Radiographer
  • Dental Supply Company

Successful completion of Adult Dental Assisting Program earns 20 credits towards Associate of Technical Studies at The University of Akron.


Additional Information: 
  • Certifications
  • Internships
  • Job Placement
  • Portfolio
  • This 900-hour program is about 12 months long and meets M-Th 5-9pm.
  • Tuition: $5,625 + books and supplies $1,630 (all costs subject to change)
  • For questions and additional information, call 330-669-7070
  • Next Start Date: Winter 2020 (Enroll early to ensure placement!)
  • How to enroll in the Dental Assisting program: first register for an info session where you'll receive your application, financial aid information, course schedule, and more. Reserve your spot by calling 330-669-7070 or online here.
  • Financial Aid available for those who qualify. Visit our Financial Aid page for more information.