At UEI College, our Dental Assistant program can get you started in a great career in just 8 months! Prepare to be an important part of the dental office, handling many phases of a patient’s visit and even assisting the dentist during procedures. You can learn aspects of direct patient care, as well as how to educate patients about their exams or procedures.
Dental Career Opportunities
Dental Assisting is expected to be one of the fastest-growing jobs in the healthcare field. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics1, employment opportunities are expected to grow 25 percent from 2012 to 2022. After completing the Florida Career College Dental Assistant program, graduates will be prepared to work as an entry-level Dental Assistant in the following settings:
- Dental Offices
- Dental Supply Manufacturers
- Hospital Dental Departments
- Insurance Companies
Dental Assistant Program Overview
Taught by experienced instructors, our program is designed to build students’ technical skills as well as offer personal professional development. With our externship program, you’ll stand out from the competition with your real-world experience!
Learn valuable skills such as:
- Dental specialties including Orthodontics, Pedodontics, Prosthodontics, Oral surgery, and Endodontics
- Preventative Dentistry
- CPR certification
The Dental Assistant program is available at the following UEI College campuses:
- Chula Vista
- El Monte
- Huntington Park
- San Marcos
The Dental Assistant program is also available at the following UEI campus:
2 Externships required for some programs and not available for other programs
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