Program Facts

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

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

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

Train and acquire your CPR license.

Prepare to acquire a Florida Dental Radiology License and Expanded Functions Certificate.†

Program Overview

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

Dental Assistant Curriculum

Concorde’s dental assistant diploma teaches foundational concepts of dentistry, including dental anatomy, human physiology, and the different dental specialties in as few as eight months.*

You’ll learn to take impressions, make temporaries, create models of teeth, make bleaching trays and assist the dentist and hygienist during procedures. You’ll also help keep the front office operating efficiently.

Blended Learning Format
Our program combines online coursework with hands-on labs and an externship. You’ll complete some of your theory and lecture coursework online, meaning you can reduce the amount of time you spend on campus and gain more control over your schedule. It’s all part of how we support your success.

  • 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 will 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, 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.