Portland, Oregon Dental Assisting Program

Classes start on February 8, 2016

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Consider a New Career As a Professional Dental Assistant

Dental assistants are important people in any dental care office. They work with dentists, staff, and patients in many ways, including:

  • Assisting dentists with oral care procedures and exams
  • Performing coronal polish
  • Taking patient radiographs (X-rays)

Brush Up On The Growing Demand for Dental Assistants

Here’s something you can really sink your teeth into – according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of dental assistants is projected to grow 25 percent from 2012 to 2022.1 With the right training and qualifications, you’ll be ready to enter a growing field

Carrington’s Dental Assisting Program Gives You a Lot to Smile About

The Dental Assisting Program at the Carrington College Portland campus includes education in three important areas: Classroom, Lab, and Externship. It’s a blend of traditional instruction, hands-on lab activities, and a working externship – where you’ll be part of a real dental team, caring for actual patients. This approach helps you learn quickly and helps builds confidence in your ability to become a great dental assistant.

Earn Your Certificate of Achievement

At Carrington College’s Portland campus, students can earn a Certificate of Achievement in Dental Assisting. No matter what path you choose, as a Carrington student, you’ll enjoy some of the things that make learning on the Portland campus such a great experience, like caring instructors and classmates, a helpful administrative staff and a unique educational program designed to prepare you for the real world.