Program Facts

Gain dental care skills, front office administrative skills and essential general knowledge in this degree program.

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

Complete your degree in as few as 18-21 months of study.

Choose from two campus locations: Memphis or Southaven.

Program Overview

Dental assistants help keep dental practices moving. Their duties combine administrative tasks like updating patient records plus clinical tasks, such as providing chairside assistance during dental procedures. The dental assistant 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—and build an essential foundation of college-level knowledge—in as few as 18-21 months. You can also choose your campus location: we offer this program at both our Memphis, TN and Southaven, MS campuses for your convenience.

Dental Assistant Curriculum

Concorde’s dental assistant degree program teaches core concepts in dental anatomy, physiology and the different dental specialties. Hands-on learning teaches you the practical skills you need to take impressions, assist during procedures, and keep the front office operating efficiently.

You can complete your program in as few as 18 months at our Southaven campus or in as few as 21 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