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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 can make a real difference in the lives of patients. With Concorde, you can be ready to pursue a dental assistant career in months, not years. You can also choose your campus location: Memphis, TN or Southaven, MS—whichever is most convenient for you.


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.*

Choose from two campus locations: Memphis or Southaven.

Dental Assistant Curriculum

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

You can complete your program in as few as eight months at our Southaven campus or in as few as 11 months at our Memphis campus.*

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

ᶛ Externships are a non-paid in-person learning experience, whose 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. The associate of science degree program is currently only available through the Memphis, TN and Southaven, MS campuses.


Take the Next Step Now

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