Licensed by the local state workforce commission, Sanger Education Dental Assisting provides a 12-week, accelerated, hands-on, comprehensive training that prepares you for a career with a wide range of opportunities to give you better job options in the future. Classes are completed both online and in-clinic with flexible hours so you can train around your lifestyle.
Sanger Education Dental Assisting staff are industry-qualified and caring with a focus on helping you to succeed providing real tools to thrive in your next work environment. Sanger Education Dental Assisting offers job placement assistance to all qualified graduates. The program makes no claims guaranteeing employment upon graduation.
Becoming a dental assistant through Sanger Education Dental Assisting will prepare you to enter one of the fastest-growing professions in the healthcare industry. Sanger Education Dental Assisting helps ensure students can enter the job market with confidence and education includes: online learning, classroom theory, and clinical skills performed in an actual dental office.
As a Dental Assistant, you will perform administrative and clinical tasks to support dental offices. Tasks include interacting with patients, assisting the dentist or hygienist during exams and treatments, obtaining X-rays and taking dental impressions and fabricating molds and crowns.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics ranks Dental Assistants among the fastest growing occupations over the 2016-2026 decade. Employment is projected to grow 19% – much faster than the average for all occupations. As of 2017, Dental Assistants held about 332,000 jobs with an average salary of $37,630 annually, ($18.09/hr) and career opportunities in the following categories: