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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





  • Registered Dental Assistant
  • Licensed Ohio Dental Radiographer
  • ACT National Career Readiness Credential
  • CODA

You will also be elligible for opportunities like:

    • Certifications
    • Internships
    • Job Placement
    • Career Portfolio
    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 30 credits towards Associate of Technical Studies at The University of Akron.


    Additional Information: 

    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.

    • Next Start Date: Fall, 2022
    • This 725-hour program is about 12 months long and meets M-Th 5-9pm.
    • Tuition: $5,625 + books and supplies (all costs subject to change)
    • For questions and additional information, call 330-669-7070
    • Financial Aid available for those who qualify. Visit our Financial Aid page for more information.
    • Dental Assisting Student Handbook