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Dental Assistant Diploma

Train to Assist at the Front Desk or Chairside

Dental Assistant Diploma

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Program Overview

Program Overview

Dental assistants do a little of everything in the dental office. From updating patient records to sterilizing instruments and assisting during procedures, their role is versatile, fast-paced, and makes a real difference in the lives of patients. With Concorde, you may be ready to pursue a dental assistant career in months, not years.

Upon completion of this program, graduates may be eligible to take the licensing exam to qualify for employment in this field.†


Skill Building

Learn the foundations of dental care and front office operations in this diploma program.

Versatile Curriculum

Curriculum includes an externship so you gain real-world experience.ᶛ

Flexible Class Schedules

Complete your diploma in as few as eight months of study.*

Dental Assistant Curriculum

Concorde Aurora’s dental assistant diploma covers foundational concepts of dentistry, including anatomy, physiology and the different dental specialties. You’ll have the opportunity to learn how to take impressions, assist during procedures, and how to keep the front office operating efficiently.

  • Introduction to Dental Assisting and Dental Terminology
  • Dental Specialties
  • Materials and Procedures
  • Patient Care and Management
  • Diagnostics and Orthodontics
  • Dental Radiology

†Professional certification is not a requirement for graduation, may not be a requirement for employment nor does it guarantee employment. Registration and certification requirements for taking and passing these examinations are not controlled by Concorde, but by outside agencies, and are subject to change by the agency without notice. Therefore, Concorde cannot guarantee that graduates may be eligible to take these exams, at all or at any specific time, regardless of their eligibility status upon enrollment.

ᶛ Externships are a non-paid in-person learning experience. Length and location may be subject to change. Concorde does not guarantee externship placement, graduation, post-externship employment or salary outcomes.

*Program length may be subject to change dependent on transfer credits and course load. Please refer to current course catalog for more information. Concorde does not guarantee admittance, graduation, subsequent employment or salary amount.

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Does the idea of a career as a dental assistant make you smile? Contact Concorde Aurora today to learn if our diploma program is right for you!