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Dental Assistant Career Diploma

Get ahead of the competition with dental assistant training

Take the first steps towards a career in the growing dental field. With our online, self-paced Dental Assistant training program, you can study when you want, where you want, and at the pace you want - all at an affordable price.
Why become a dental assistant?
With dental assistant jobs expected to increase 18% - much faster than the average job growth rate - now is a great time to consider a career in the dental field.¹ With Penn Foster Career School, you will learn on-the-job skills - like office operations, dental health terminology and procedures, and more - valuable for pursuing a career as a dental assistant.
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Our Success Center is made up of Certified Instructors and Success Coaches, Teaching Assistants and Student Help Staff all working to help you succeed.
Hands-on Training
Local Hands-on Training
Gain hands-on, real-world experience by taking advantage of our Work Experience Option, which you can add to your resume or job applications!
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Set Your Goals and Pace
With our progress-tracking and goal-setting tools, you can customize your study and exam schedule to help meet your personal goals.
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With over 45,000 graduates across our High School, Career School, and College in 2016, as well as our stable accreditation, you can know you are in good hands!
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Connect in real-time with your peers in your career area in our Penn Foster Community.
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With interactive, mobile-friendly courses, progress-tracking and goal setting, and personal coaches to help you succeed, the Penn Foster Online Learning Experience (PFx) is designed to help you succeed!

Dental Assistant Course Details

Our online Dental Assistant program covers topics such as dental terminology, common dental procedures, scheduling appointments, and more to help you succeed in the dental industry. Plus, you will receive a dental assistant exam review to help you prepare to sit for the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) National Entry Level Dental Assistant (NELDA) exam.

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Important State Requirements: Be sure to check here for the requirements in your state.

Tuition
With flexible, affordable payment options, you can get started on your dental assistant training online today.
After earning my Dental Assistant Career Diploma, I feel much more competent in the office. Penn Foster is definitely worth the money. I am now going to college to become a dentist. I believe that taking this program really helped me stand out among my competition.
Sara T.,
Dental Assistant Graduate
Dental Assistant Student
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¹ Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, "Occupational Outlook Handbook," 2014-15 Edition, Dental Assistants, on the Internet here. Statistics found in the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook are based on national data, so job growth in your area may be different.
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