Dental training courses and schools
Dental Hygiene programs, certificates, diplomas and degrees

Total 563 training course(s)/program(s) at schools in United States.



Mandl School - The College of Allied Health

Training Center/Campus: New York City, New York, United States
Phone No.: 212-247-3434

Dental Assistant (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

Dental Assistants are highly valued by the dental profession and have a choice of work environments from private offices to hospitals and clinics. As a dental assistant, you will be responsible for taking and processing dental x-rays, performing basic laboratory procedures, and providing patient education. Our Dental Assistant Program combines the latest technologies and hands-on experience to equip you with the necessary skill-sets to target the career of your dreams.


California Healing Arts College

Training Center/Campus: Los Angeles, California, United States
Phone No.: 1-888-979-7415

Dental Assistant

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

Our Dental Assistant Training Program will prepare students for an entry-level position as a dental health professional in various dental office facilities, including private practice, hospital dental departments, dental supply manufacturers, and dental insurance companies. Students will be introduced to all phases of dentistry, including diagnostic and procedural terminology, as well as clinical, radiographic, and preventive dentistry procedures.

Placement Assistance

Our Career Services staff is eager to provide placement assistance to all graduates, including résumé preparation, job-seeking skills, and interviewing techniques. To enhance your career planning, a review of these items will be supplemented with job leads after successful completion of the program. While we cannot guarantee employment, Career Services will assist in securing a job that’s right for you.

Admission Requirements

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University of California, Los Angeles

Training Center/Campus: Los Angeles, California, United States
Phone No.: 310-825-4321

Dental Care Administration

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment

In-depth examination of several specific dental care policy issues: manpower, relationship of treatment to disease, national health program strategies, and evaluation mechanisms.


Kennedy-King College

Training Center/Campus: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Phone No.: (773) 602-5000

Dental Hygiene

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The A.A.S. in Dental Hygiene prepares graduates for national, regional and state licensing examinations. Responsibilities of the job include examination of the teeth and mouth, removal of plaque, calculus and stains from teeth, taking and developing x-rays and educating patients in home oral healthcare techniques. Graduates can work in private dental offices, managed-care facilities, dental product sales, public health clinics or the insurance industry.


Lewis University

Training Centers/Campuses: Albuquerque, Chicago, Oak Brook, Romeoville, , United States
Phone No.: (800) 897-9000

Dental Hygiene

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This program allows you to take advantage of the strengths and resources of both Lewis University and the College of DuPage. The first two years of the program will be completed at Lewis University, in which you will study sciences such as anatomy, physiology, microbiology and more, with the remaining two years at the College of DuPage, at their tuition rate, where you will take dental hygiene courses and start your clinical rotation working on patients. The College of Dupage offers an excellent facility for dental hygiene students and boasts a 100% pass rate on the national boards for both the written and clinical portion. Upon successful completion of the program, you will receive your Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from Lewis University.


Illinois School of Health Careers

Training Center/Campus: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Phone No.: 312.913.1230

Dental Assistant (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

Our comprehensive dental program will train you to perform specific dental procedures and teach you skills used in patient interaction. Students will learn how to take X-rays, impressions and other procedures in our fully furnished dental lab.



In addition to classroom instruction, students will participate in an externship program. This will give you the opportunity to work side-by-side with healthcare professionals and learn first-hand, relevant skills used in the dental field.

Courses include:
•Dental Assisting Administrative Procedures
•Dental Radiography
•Dental Sciences
•Operatory Dentistry
•Laboratory Procedures
•Dental Anatomy, Orthodontics and Dental Health
•Externship

Dental Assistants are qualified to work as a:
•Dental Assistant
•Dental Insurance Clerk
•Dental Supply Salesperson
•Dental Receptionist
•Dental Office Administrative Assistant

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Wilbur Wright College

Training Center/Campus: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Phone No.: (773) 777-7900

Dental Assistant (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

In the Dental Assistant certificate program, students learn the comprehensive and varied duties of a dental assistant. This career choice will enable students to become part of the dental healthcare team. Students will learn office procedures, inventory, dental charting, and the basics of assisting the dentist. Topics will include the introduction to definition, cavity classification, instruments, oral surgery, procedures, and techniques, as well as basic tray setups, aseptic practices, and restoration methods.


Texas School of Business

Training Centers/Campuses: Friendswood, Houston, Texas, United States
Phone No.: 281.443.8900, 800.935.1857

Dental Assistant (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

Our curriculum offers hands-on training to help you develop the skills to succeed on the job as soon as you graduate. In addition to office management and communications, records management and ethics, and an introduction to basic computer skills, study includes the following:
•Chairside assisting, including handling dental instruments, controlling infection, and planning treatment in the eight specialty areas of dentistry
•Handling dental emergencies, such as an abscessed tooth, alveolitis, or a broken tooth or prosthesis
•Identifying structures of the oral cavity, the different types of teeth, and universal codes for each tooth
•Preventive dentistry

Dental Assistant Education

Texas School of Business is proud to offer a Dental Assistant Diploma program that is market-driven with curriculum designed to serve local employment needs. When you earn your diploma at Texas School of Business, you have the opportunity to gain not only de... [Read More]


Astrodome Career Centers

Training Center/Campus: Houston, Texas, United States
Phone No.: (713) 664-5300

Dental Assisting (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

1. Patient seating and positioning.
2. Prepares patient, sterilizes and disinfects instruments, set-up, of instrument trays, prepares materials and assists dentist during dental procedures.
3. Takes and records medical and dental histories and vitals signs of patients.
4. Exposes dental diagnostic x-rays.
5. Orders supplies.
6. Cleans and polishes removable appliances and fabricates temporary restorations.
7. Assists dentists in management of medical and dental emergencies.
8. Instructs a patient in oral hygiene and plaque control programs.
9. Provides post-operative instructions in patient records.
10. Records treatment information in patient records.
11. Uses techniques to prevent disease transmission in the dental office.
12. Assists dentist in tooth extraction.
13. Takes x-rays of a tooth or teeth.
14. Sterilizes dental equipment.
15. Performs operatory clean up.
16. Demonstrates professional decor... [Read More]

Dental Assistant (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The Dental Assistant program is designed to prepare students for entry-level employment as a Dental Assistant via classroom and clinical hands-on training, as well as professional development. Graduates will demonstrate skills in personal oral hygiene, emergency treatment, taking/recording blood pressure, cleaning infectious spills, preparation and recalculation of instruments, exposing adult radiography, obtaining patient histories, recording dental exams, and assisting of dentists in private dental offices, group dental practices and out-patient dental surgery centers.
Program Requirements: Each participant must possess a high school diploma or GED and be able to read and write English. Participants must have good coordination and health, be neat, professional, and must pass the Scholastic Level Exam (Wonderlic) with a minimum score of 13.
Program Length: The length of time normally required to complete the morning program is approximately 30 weeks. The length of ... [Read More]


University of St. Thomas

Training Center/Campus: Houston, Texas, United States
Phone No.: 713-522-7911

Pre-Dental

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The University of St. Thomas Pre-Dental program is designed to prepare students for entry into dental school, and approximately 81 percent of St. Thomas applicants were granted at least one interview. This high percentage rate is indicative not only of the students?success in the pre-dental program but also the high quality of teaching at the University.
Pre-Dental is a rigorous science and math-based program that can be combined with any major. It is important to note that the Pre-Dental Program is not a major but rather a program consisting of 45 credit hours (12 classes and 8 labs) of science and math courses and 6 credit hours of English. These courses serve as the prerequisites for applying to dental school.


Texas Southern University

Training Center/Campus: Houston, Texas, United States
Phone No.: 713-313-7011

Dental Assisting

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The Dental Assisting Program prepares students for entry level positions in one of the fastest growing health care positions - Dental Assisting. The Dental Assisting program will cover key areas and topics exposing the student to both classroom and hands-on instruction. The classroom instruction reviews the necessary anatomy, terminology, legal and ethical issues as well as the policy and guidelines necessary to understanding the scope of practice and the practical aspects of dental assisting.

Topics include instrument identification, equipment maintenance, tooth structure and oral cavity anatomy, dental anesthesia, sterilization, and charting. The student will learn the steps necessary to assisting the dentist while providing quality dental care within the community. Program includes review of tooth charting, restorations, bridge implants, bitewing, panograph, and periapical x-ray and the mixing of dental cements.


Houston Community College

Training Center/Campus: Houston, Texas, United States
Phone No.: 713.718.2000

Dental Hygiene

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The Dental Hygiene program is designed for those interested in becoming a registered dental hygienist (RDH). Graduates are prepared to function in a variety of settings including private dental offices, dental clinics or public dental health care clinics. The AAS in the dental hygiene program includes general education courses as a foundation for dental hygiene courses. The dental hygiene program curriculum is a structured intense program with didactic and clinical practice taking place at Coleman College for Health Sciences.

Dental Assisting (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The Dental Assisting program is offered as a full-time day program. Graduates of this program receive a certificate of completion from the college. The program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association, a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council of Postsecondary Accreditation and by the United States Department of Education (Manager, Dental Assisting Education Commission Dental Accreditation/American Dental Association, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611).

Clinical Dental Assistant (Certificate)

Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar

The Clinical Dental Assistant Online Training Program will prepare you to become a productive member of a dental team as a professional dental assistant.


Community College of Philadelphia

Training Center/Campus: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Phone No.: 215-751-8000

Dental Hygiene

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

Our Dental Hygiene program will teach you how to play a critical role as part of a dental health care team that educates and treats patients. You will learn how to document medical and dental histories, perform head and neck cancer screenings, take X-rays (radiographs), place temporary fillings, finish and polish amalgam restorations, scale and polish teeth, apply preventative agents, and educate patients about oral health and prevention. This is the only accredited Dental Hygiene program in Philadelphia, through which you will use state-of-the-art equipment, have access to faculty who are experts in the dental hygiene profession, benefit from supervised, hands-on experience with patients, and receive excellent preparation for taking the required exams for licensing and certification.

This program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association.

Degree Options

Associate in Applied Science, and transfe... [Read More]


The University of Pennsylvania

Training Center/Campus: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Phone No.: 1 (215) 898-5000

Dental Medicine

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V



As one of the nation&,#146,s most highly-respected teaching institutions, the School&,#146,s graduates form an international community of practitioners and scholars dedicated to advancing the scientific knowledge underlying dental medicine, developing and utilizing innovative technologies, and combining skill and sensitivity in the delivery of oral health care.


East Valley Institute of Technology

Training Center/Campus: Mesa, Arizona, United States
Phone No.: 480-461-4000

Dental Assistant

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

Prepare for a dental career learning medical terminology, ethics, customer service and professionalism. Learn to work in a dental office using procedures such as sterilizing equipment, preparing patients for dental examinations, dental radiography, proper dental health and laboratory procedures, and dental office administrative procedures.

Additional Comments: Job shadowing and internship opportunities at local dental offices. Student must provide transportation to job shadowing and internship sites.

Length: 2 Semesters

Recommended: 2.5 GPA, (2) English credits, (2) Math credits, Seniors only (Juniors with approval of Health Director), no criminal record, excellent attendance. This course conducts random drug testing.

Possible Careers: Dentist, Dental Assistant, Orthodontist, Dental Hygienist


Midwestern University Glendale Campus

Training Center/Campus: Glendale, Arizona, United States
Phone No.: 623-572-3215

Dental Medicine

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The College of Dental Medicine ?Arizona graduated its inaugural class of 110 students in May 2012. The Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) program is based on concepts of a humanistic culture of mutual respect, a focus on general dentistry, and preparation for licensure and practice of general dentistry upon graduation. Its contemporary curriculum features integrated, systems-based basic sciences, integrated, simulation-based preclinical oral health sciences, and integrated, patient-based clinical dentistry sciences. Learning is case-based and grounded in scientific evidence. The core curriculum is supplemented with course sequences in ethics and professionalism, practice management, advanced clinical dentistry, and community service.

College of Dental Medicine-Arizona Goals and Values
In pursuit of its mission, the CDMA is guided by this set of abiding and unchanging core values:

Maintaining a student-friendly environment
Encouraging broad and... [Read More]

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