Dental Assistant

Dental Assistant

18%*

Projected Job Growth
2014-2024

If you are looking for a great career, consider our Dental Assistant program.  With our Dental Assistant program in Oklahoma, you can learn the skills you need to get started in this exciting career field. You can receive training in chairside dental care, front office administration and laboratory procedures.

Our Dental Assistant program also includes an externship component that allows you to gain real-world experience working in an actual dental office. Combining classroom and lab skills training, along with the externship component of the program, can prepare you with the skills and experience that today’s employers require.

Why should I become a dental assistant?

This is a growing career field! According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the dental assistant field is expected to grow 18% from 2014 to 2024, which is much faster than the overall growth projected for all occupations.
*http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/dental-assistants.htm#tab-1

Where do dental assistants work?

Due to the specialized nature of the dental field, most dental assistants work in private dental offices.

How much do dental assistants earn?

Just like any profession, wages can vary. However, according to the latest survey by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, dental assistants earned a median salary of $35,390 per year.

http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/dental-assistants.htm

More questions?

Contact us today and we can answer any questions you have about our Dental Assistant programs in Oklahoma.

We know that a career decision is important, and we are committed to making sure you have all of the information you need to make a career training decision that is right for you.

Platt College offers Dental Assisting programs at these Oklahoma locations:

Campuses

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended the programs at Platt College is available at http://www.plattcolleges.edu/content/program-disclosures.

Programs vary by location.
High school diploma, GED or equivalent required.
See school catalog for specific programmatic admissions requirements.