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Start a rewarding new career in dental assisting. Our Saturday class schedule allows working adults and students to participate. Join us for 12 weeks that will change your life!
A dental assistant is an exciting career in its own right and can become a stepping stone for other careers in the dental field.
The dental assistant is a vital member of the dental team. Working sometimes as the dentist’s “right arm,” ears, eyes, and voice, dental assistants may very well have more verbal contact with the average patient than the dentist! Dental assistants use clinical, technical, laboratory, administrative, and communication skills tailored specifically for the dental office in which they work; yet they must also be responsive to the evolving dental profession.
In addition to assisting dentists during procedures such as cleanings, dental assistants also help with tasks such as x-rays, whitenings, and casting impressions. With so many different ways dental assistants are a part of a dental team, often no two days are the same.
There is a huge demand for dental assistants and the need is projected to grow 19% in the next 4 years according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Those who earn a vocational degree for dental assisting can join the workforce faster than students who attend longer programs, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. This means trade school graduates can leverage the benefits of the strong demand sooner rather than later.
The need for dental assistants is also nationwide, and those with a degree and experience can find work practically anywhere. There is also the opportunity for specialization if you wish to work for an oral surgeon, orthodontist or other type of dental specialist.
And the income potential is also increasing. In 2017 the median annual wage for dental assistants was $37,630 and in 2020 the median annual wage was $41,180.
Dental assistants also have the ability to continue their education and expand their opportunities into other areas of the dental industry, such as a dental hygienist, treatment plan coordinator, lab tech, and dentist.
Dental Assisting Technologies is not a big institution, you’re a person not a number. We really care if the student succeeds, not just pushing another body through the course machine. If someone feels they’re doing poorly, or ARE having trouble, and ask for extra one on one, we are willing and able to provide that extra attention.
Are You Ready For Your Adventure To Begin?
Obtain hands-on, real-world education in dental assisting and be able to start your new career by Memorial day weekend.
We are only taking 20 students, so apply now.
Start your 12 weeks to a new career the weekend after Labor Day and complete your training by Thanksgiving weekend.
Get on our waiting list to save your spot today.
Dental Assisting Technologies
3000 41st Street
Moline, IL 61265
Certificate of approval to operate issued by:
IL. Board of Higher Education
1N. Old State Capital Plaza, #300
Springfield, IL 62701
Owned and Operated by Sherri Mikles and Janean Brown
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