Widen Your Possibilities withDental Assisting.
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In Person and Hybrid
Next Class Starts April 10th
Altrain Assisting Academy provides you with affordable, hands-on training in a dental office setting. Small classes allow for personalized attention with experienced instructors for the best learning experience. You’ll be provided with the highest quality training and education to succeed in clinical, technical, and administrative aspects of a career as a Dental Assistant.
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*Prerequisite: High School diploma, GED or the ability to pass an Entrance Exam.
Intro to Dentistry/Dentrix Training 30 hours
Chairside Assisting 30 hours
Radiology (X-rays) 48 hours
Labs and Models 24 hours
Coronal Polishing 18 hours
Job Placement (Interview Skills) 3 hours
Total 153 hours
Optional Orthodontic Training 36 hours
Optional Externship 160 hours
Dental Assistant Class Schedule
In Person LearningClasses Start Monthly
Morning, afternoon and evening classes available to fit within busy schedules. All classes are Monday – Thursday for 3 hours per day.
Hybrid LearningClasses Start Quarterly
Designed for the most flexibility. With this option, you’ll attend four pre-recorded lecture videos per week and attend labs on Saturdays for 6 hours.
Imagine All The Career Opportunities
- Customized Resume
- Custom Cover Letter
- Reference List
- Interview Portfolio
The employment of dental assistants is projected to grow 11%* from 2020 to 2030, much faster than the average for all occupations. Ongoing research linking oral health and general health will continue to increase the demand for preventative dental services.
Once you earn your Arizona Dental Assistant certification, you’ll be qualified to work in any dental office as a front or back office assistant including within specialty practices such as Orthodontic, Oral Surgery, Endodontics, Periodontics and Pediatrics.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Dental Assistant