Dental Assistant Schools and Dental Hygienist Schools

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Healthcare industry is considered the most reliable and secured industry amidst various threats of financial downfall and other economic uncertainties. Getting a career in line with medical assistance will definitely assure a great profession and stable job in the future. One branch of medical field is dental assistance.

Thus what exactly is a dental assistant? Dental hygienists or commonly known as dental assistants play a very vital role in the dental care arena. They deliver a variety of assistance to dentists assuring patients of high quality oral health ways and means. Dental assistants are trained and skilled personnel who are knowledgeable of the basic equipment and tools used in dental clinics such as dental x-rays and other basic instruments and the necessary knowledge to operate and maintain such equipment.

A vital element in this trend is related to the establishment of the medical assistant programs that will provide high quality trainings and certification to successful candidates. Getting a medical assistant degree or certificate is primary to those who want to pursue a brighter and more secured future in the healthcare arena.

They are basically the first persons who accommodate patients in the dental office. Thus, they perform the primary interview prior to any procedures that a patient must necessarily undergo, chart histories and even providing assistance in oral surgeries which require minor procedures.

Other areas that their expertise encompasses are pediatric dentistry, periodontics, oral surgery or orthodontics, among others. Furthermore, dental assistants give orientation to patients and keep accurate and detailed record of their progress and appointments. They are also the ones who give proper and substantial instructions to patients about basic oral hygiene and how to prevent dental problems and ailments.

There is an outstanding income potential awaiting certified and experienced professionals who can earn up to $30,000 for salary compensation. Other benefits like paid vacations, pension plans and insurance are likewise granted by most employers and companies.

In the coming years, employment opportunities may increase up to 80,000 annual job openings for dental assistants. The high demands in the field of dental and oral care is rapidly increasing so is the continuous educational trend of providing the best training programs to produce certified and competent professionals in this milieu. Furthermore, there is a privilege of choosing between flexible schedules for full-time and part-time positions all around the state.

Dental assistant training schools are now competitively driven to provide only the best facilities for its students. Oral care is not a simple business, and it can only be met with astounding efforts and comprehensive trainings to keep up with the trend. Thus evaluating the best school to fit your need is definitely a must.

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Arizona

The Bryman School

  • Campus Location: Phoenix, Tempe
  • Healthcare Programs: Dental Assistant, Medical Assistant, Medical Billing & Coding, Pharmacy Technician, Practical Technologist in Radiology, Surgical Technologist, Massage Therapy
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California

Academy of Professional Careers

  • Campus Location: Indio, La Mesa, San Marcos
  • Healthcare Programs: Medical Assisting, Pharmacy Technician, Holistic Health Practitioner, Massage Therapy, Optical Technician, Administrative Medical/Dental Assistant
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Clarita Career College

  • Campus Location: Canyon Country, Lancaster
  • Healthcare Programs: Medical Assistant, Administrative Medical Assistant, Medical Laboratory Assistant, Pharmacy Technician, Dental Assistant, Massage Therapy
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Everest College

  • Campus Location: Alhambra, Anaheim, City of Industry, Gardena, Los Angeles, Ontario, Reseda, San Bernadino, San Francisco, San Jose
  • Healthcare Programs: Dental Assisting, Massage Therapy, Medical Administrative Assistant, Medical Assisting, Medical Insurance Billing & Coding, Pharmacy Technician, Medical Laboratory Assistant, Phlebotomist, Medical Office Assistant, Medical Office Management, X-Ray Technician, Surgical Technologist, Medical Clinical Assistant
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Heald College

  • Campus Location: Concord, Fresno, Hayward, Rancho Cordova, Roseville, Salinas, San Francisco, San Jose, Stockton
  • Healthcare Programs: Dental Assisting, Medical Assisting, Medical Office Administration, Health Information Technology
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High-Tech Institute

  • Campus Location: Sacramento
  • Healthcare Programs: Medical Assistant, Medical Billing & Coding, Pharmacy Technician, Surgical Technologist, Dental Assistant, Massage Therapy
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Kaplan College

  • Campus Location: Anaheim, Bakersfield, Carson, San Diego - East County, Fresno, Irwindale, Los Angeles, Modesto, Vista-North County, North Hollywood, Palm Springs, Pomona, Riverside, Sacramento, San Diego, San Fernando Valley, Stockton
  • Healthcare Programs: Dental Assistant, Medical Assistant, Medical Office Specialist, Coding/Billing, Nursing, Healthcare & Rehab Technician, X-Ray Tech, Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Ultrasound, Radiologic Technology, Pharmacy Tech, Respiratory Therapy, Massage Therapy and MORE
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Keller Graduate School of Management

San Joaquin Valley College

  • Campus Location: Bakersfield, Fresno, Modesto, Rancho Cordova, Rancho Cucamonga, Visalia
  • Healthcare Programs: Clinical and Administrative Medical Assisting, Dental Assisting, Health Care Insurance Specialist, Pharmacy Technology, Surgical Technology, Veterinary Technology, Health Care Administration, Respiratory Care Practice
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Santa Barbara Business College

UEI - United Education Institute

  • Campus Location: Ontario, Chula Vista, El Monte, Van Nuys, Huntington Park, San Bernardino, San Diego
  • Healthcare Programs: Medical Assistant, Dental Assistant, Pharmacy Technician, Medical Billing & Coding
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West Coast College

Colorado

IntelliTec Medical Institute

Florida

Angley College

  • Campus Location: DeLand
  • Healthcare Programs: Medical Assisting, Medical Office Administration, Dental Assisting, Nursing Assistant, Patient Care Technician, Phlebotomy Technician, Therapeutic Massage
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ATI College of Health

  • Campus Location: Miami
  • Healthcare Programs: Dental Assisting, Diagnostic Ultrasound Technician, Medical Assisting Technician, Pharmacy Technician, Respiratory Therapist
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Central Florida Institute

  • Campus Location: Orlando, Tampa Bay
  • Healthcare Programs: Dental Assistant, Medical Assistant/Basic X-ray, Noninvasive Cardio Technician, Advanced Cardiovascular Technologist - ECHO, Surgical Technologist - Operating Room Scrub
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Florida Education Center

High-Tech Institute

  • Campus Location: Orlando
  • Healthcare Programs: Dental Assistant, Massage Therapy, Medical Assistant, Medical Billing & Coding, Pharmacy Technician, Surgical Technologist, X-ray Technician
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Lincoln College of Technology

Technical Career Institute

Georgia

ACT: Advanced Career Training

Hawaii

Heald College

  • Campus Location: Honolulu
  • Healthcare Programs: Dental Assisting, Health Information Technology, Medical Assisting, Medical Office Administration
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Idaho

Academy of Professional Careers

Illinois

Everest College

Illinois School of Health Careers

Professional Careers Institute

  • Campus Location: Indianapolis
  • Healthcare Programs: Dental Assistant, Dental Assisting/Administration, Massage Therapy, Massage Therapy/Medical Assisting, Medical Assistant, Medical Assisting/Administration, Medical/Dental Administration
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Indiana

Everest College

International Business College

Kentucky

ATA Career Education

Maryland

Kaplan College

  • Campus Location: Frederick, Hagerstown
  • Healthcare Programs: Dental Assistant, Medical Assistant, Medical Billing/Coding, Medical Transcriptionist, Medical Receptionist, Phlebotomist, Medical Secretary
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Massachusetts

The Career Institute of American International College

Everest Institute

  • Campus Location: Brighton
  • Healthcare Programs: Dental Assisting, Masage Therapy, Medical Administrative Assistant, Medical Assisting, Pharmacy Technician
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Michigan

Baker College

Everest Institute

Minnesota

Herzing University

Mississippi

Antonelli College

Missouri

Allied College

Everest College

  • Campus Location: Springfield
  • Healthcare Programs: Dental Assisting, Medical Assisting, Medical Insurance Billing/Coding, Medical Office Assistant, Medical Transcription
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Arizona

Bryman School

  • Campus Location: Phoenix, Tempe
  • Healthcare Programs: Dental Assistant, Medical Assistant, Medical Billing & Coding, Pharmacy Technician, Practical Technologist in Radiology, Surgical Technologist, Massage Therapy
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California

Academy of Professional Careers

  • Campus Location: Indio, La Mesa, San Marcos
  • Healthcare Programs: Medical Assisting, Pharmacy Technician, Holistic Health Practitioner, Massage Therapy, Optical Technician, Administrative Medical/Dental Assistant
  • Request Information from Academy of Professional Careers »

Everest College

  • Campus Location: Alhambra, Anaheim, City of Industry, Gardena, Los Angeles, Ontario, Reseda, San Bernardino, San Francisco, San Jose
  • Healthcare Programs: Dental Assisting, Massage Therapy, Medical Administrative Assistant, Medical Assisting, Medical Insurance Billing & Coding, Pharmacy Technician, Medical Laboratory Assistant, Phlebotomist, Medical Office Assistant, Medical Office Management, X-Ray Technician, Surgical Technologist, Medical Clinical Assistant
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Clarita Career College

  • Campus Location: Canyon Country, Lancaster
  • Healthcare Programs: Medical Assistant, Administrative Medical Assistant, Medical Laboratory Assistant, Pharmacy Technician, Dental Assistant, Massage Therapy
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Heald College

  • Campus Location: Concord, Fresno, Hayward, Rancho Cordova, Roseville, Salinas, San Francisco, San Jose, Stockton
  • Healthcare Programs: Dental Assisting, Medical Assisting, Medical Office Administration, Health Information Technology
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High-Tech Institute

  • Campus Location: Sacramento
  • Healthcare Programs: Medical Assistant, Medical Billing & Coding, Pharmacy Technician, Surgical Technologist, Dental Assistant, Massage Therapy
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Keller Graduate School of Management

Kaplan College

  • Campus Location: Anaheim, Bakersfield, Carson, San Diego - East County, Fresno, Irwindale, Los Angeles, Modesto, Vista - North County, North Hollywood, Palm Springs, Pomona, Riverside, Sacramento, San Diego, San Fernando Valley, Stockton
  • Healthcare Programs: Dental Assistant, Medical Assistant, Medical Office Specialist, Coding/Billing, Nursing, Healthcare & Rehab Technician, X-Ray Tech, Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Ultrasound, Radiologic Technology, Pharmacy Tech, Respiratory Therapy, Massage Therapy and MORE
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San Joaquin Valley College

  • Campus Location: Bakersfield, Fresno, Modesto, Rancho Cordova, Rancho Cucamonga, Visalia
  • Healthcare Programs: Clinical and Administrative Medical Assisting, Dental Assisting, Health Care Insurance Specialist, Pharmacy Technology, Surgical Technology, Veterinary Technology, Health Care Administration, Respiratory Care Practice
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Santa Barbara Business College

UEI - United Education Institute

  • Campus Location: Ontario, Chula Vista, El Monte, Van Nuys, Huntington Park, San Bernardino, San Diego
  • Healthcare Programs: Medical Assistant, Dental Assistant, Pharmacy Technician, Medical Billing & Coding
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West Coast College

Connecticut

Porter and Chester Institute

Florida

Angley College

  • Campus Location: DeLand
  • Healthcare Programs: Medical Assisting, Medical Office Administration, Dental Assisting, Nursing Assistant, Patient Care Technician, Phlebotomy Technician, Therapeutic Massage
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ATI College of Health

  • Campus Location: Miami
  • Healthcare Programs: Dental Assisting, Diagnostic Ultrasound Technician, Medical Assisting Technician, Pharmacy Technician, Respiratory Therapist
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Central Florida Institute

  • Campus Location: Orlando, Tampa Bay
  • Healthcare Programs: Dental Assistant, Medical Assistant/Basic X-ray, Noninvasive Cardio Technician, Advanced Cardiovascular Technologist - ECHO, Surgical Technologist - Operating Room Scrub
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Florida Education Center

High-Tech Institute

  • Campus Location: Orlando
  • Healthcare Programs: Dental Assistant, Massage Therapy, Medical Assistant, Medical Billing & Coding, Pharmacy Technician, Surgical Technologist, X-ray Technician
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Sanford-Brown Institute

  • Campus Location: Tampa, Ft Lauderdale, Jacksonville
  • Healthcare Programs: Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Medical Billing and Coding Specialist, Medical Assistant, Dental Assistant, Surgical Technology, Advanced Massage Therapy
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Georgia

ACT: Advanced Career Training

Everest Institute

Hawaii

Heald College

  • Campus Location: Honolulu
  • Healthcare Programs: Dental Assisting, Health Information Technology, Medical Assisting, Medical Office Administration
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Idaho

Academy of Professional Careers

Illinois

Everest College

Professional Careers Institute

  • Campus Location: Indianapolis
  • Healthcare Programs: Dental Assistant, Dental Assisting/Administration, Massage Therapy, Massage Therapy/Medical Assisting, Medical Assistant, Medical Assisting/Administration, Medical/Dental Administration
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Indiana

Everest College

Kentucky

ATA Career Education

Maryland

Kaplan College

  • Campus Location: Frederick, Hagerstown
  • Healthcare Programs: Dental Assistant, Medical Assistant, Medical Billing/Coding, Medical Transcriptionist, Medical Receptionist, Phlebotomist, Medical Secretary
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Massachusettes

Everest Institute

  • Campus Location: Brighton
  • Healthcare Programs: Dental Assisting, Masage Therapy, Medical Administrative Assistant, Medical Assisting, Pharmacy Technician
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Michigan

Everest Institute

Minnesota

Sanford-Brown College

  • Campus Location: Fenton, St. Charles, Hazelwood
  • Healthcare Programs: Healthcare Administration, Respiratory Therapy, Radiography, Medical Assistant, Medical Coding and Billing, Nursing, Surgical Technology, Health Information Technology, Dental Assistant, Massage Therapy
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Everest College

  • Campus Location: Springfield
  • Healthcare Programs: Dental Assisting, Medical Assisting, Medical Insurance Billing/Coding, Medical Office Assistant, Medical Transcription
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Missouri

Missouri College

Allied College

Everest College

Vatterott College

Nebraska

Kaplan University

Vatterott College

  • Campus Location: Omaha
  • Healthcare Programs: Practical Nursing, Advanced Medical Assistant, Alcohol/Drug Abuse Counselor, Medical Assistant, Dental Assistant, Veterinay Technician, Medical Administrative Assistant, Medical Administrative Specialist, Medical Assistant, Pharmacy Office Assistant, Pharmacy Technician, Psychiatric Assistant, Veterinary Technician
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Nevada

High-Tech Institute

Ohio

Akron Institute

Remington College

  • Campus Location: Cleveland, Cleveland West
  • Healthcare Programs: Medical Assisting, Medical Insurance and Coding, Dental Assisting, Pharmacy Technician
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Oregon

Cambridge College

  • Campus Location: Beaverton
  • Healthcare Programs: Dental Assistant, Massage Therapy, Medical Assistant, Medical Billing & Coding, Pharmacy Technician, Surgical Technologist
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Pennsylvania

CHI Institute

  • Campus Location: Broomall, Southampton
  • Healthcare Programs: Dental Assistant, Medical Assisting, Pharmacy Technician, Surgical Technician
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Sanford-Brown Institute (Formerly Ultrasound Diagnostic School

Tennessee

High-Tech Institute

Remington College

Texas

Everest Institute

Milan Institute

  • Campus Location: Amarillo
  • Healthcare Programs: Administrative Medical/Dental Assistant, Dental Assisting, Medical Assisting, Office Administration, Pharmacy Technician
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Academy of Healthcare Professions

  • Campus Location: Austin, Houston North Loop, Houston Southwest
  • Healthcare Programs: Dental Assistant, Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist, Medical Assistant, Medical Coding and Billing Specialist, Phlebotomy Technician, Dental Assistant, Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound, Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist, Massage Therapy, Surgical Technologist
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Remington College

ATI Career Training Center

Career Centers of Texas

  • Campus Location: Brownsville, Corpus Christi, El Paso, Fort Worth
  • Healthcare Programs: Medical Assistant, Medical Office Specialist, Dental Assistant, Insurance Processor, Patient Care Assistant Technician, Medical Assistant Clinical/Clerical, Pharmacy Technician, Surgical Technician, Medical Office Specialist, Radiologic Technologist
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High-Tech Institute

Kaplan Career Institute

San Antonio College of Medical and Dental Assistants

Southeastern Career Institute

Texas Careers

  • Campus Location: Beaumont, Laredo, Lubbock, San Antonio
  • Healthcare Programs: Dental Assisting, Medical Assistant, Medical Office Specialist, Patient Care Assistant Technician, Nurse Aide, Vocational Nursing
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Utah

Eagle Gate College

  • Campus Location: Salt Lake City, Layton, Murray
  • Healthcare Programs: Medical Assisting, Pharmacy Technician, Dental Assisting, Office Management
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Provo College

  • Campus Location: Provo
  • Healthcare Programs: Dental Assisting, Medical Assisting, Pharmacy Technician, Physical Therapist Assistant, Therapeutic Massage Technology
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Virginia

ACT College

  • Campus Location: Alexandria, Manassas
  • Healthcare Programs: Medical Assisting, Dental Assistant, Medical Administrative Specialist, Medical Assisting, Pharmacy Technician
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Everest Institute

Washington

Everest College

Canada

Everest College

  • Campus Location: Ontario: Barrie, Brampton, Hamilton City Centre, Hamilton Mountain, London, Mississauga, Ottawa West (Nepean), Newmarket, North York, Ottawa East, Scarborough, Sudbury, Thunder Bay, Toronto Central, Toronto College Park, Windsor, Quebec: Laval, Montreal, Quebec City, Nova Scotia: Halifax, Alberta: Calgary City Centre, Calgary North, Edmonton City Centre, British Columbia: Abbotsford, Burnaby, Surrey, Vancouver, Manitoba: Winnipeg
  • Healthcare Programs: Massage Therapy, Medical Administrative Assistant, Retail Pharmacy Technician, Medical Office Assistant, Dental Assisting
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