Dental Assisting Program in Portland, OR

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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.* 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.