Get the Skills to Begin a Career as a Dental Assistant in as few as 10 Months
Good oral health is an important part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. That's why dentists and oral surgeons always need assistants to help care for their patients. The Dental Assisting program at YTI Career Institute is designed to prepare the student for an entry-level position as a Dental Assistant in a General Dentistry Practice, Orthodontics Practice, Pediatric Dentistry, Endodontics, Oral Surgery, and Periodontics. Students will develop front office skills and lab skills, as well as chairside assisting, radiology, sterilization and CPR.
- Program offered at: YTI-York
- Program length: 10 months
- Credit Hours: 58
- Graduates earn a diploma
How/When to Apply
We start new sessions on a regular basis.
Next Start Date: August 16, 2021
At YTI Career Institute, we're making it easier than ever for you to enroll using our automated application portal. Upload your documents and start the financial aid process without the hassle of drawn-out application processes. And our admissions staff is still available to help you every step of the way. Taking control of your career just got easier!
The Dental Assisting program is offered in a Hybrid instructional delivery format, with didactic instruction occurring online, hands-on labs occurring on campus and final term Externship occurring off campus. Online instruction is primarily asynchronous, with assignments and homework accessible 24 hours a day/seven days per week through the Learning Management System (LMS). Labs are scheduled 2-3 times per week. Students will need to reserve approximately 25-30 hours per week for on-campus labs, online educational activities and study.
DADE 1511 Dental Assisting Orientation
DADE 1512 Dental Assisting Overview
DADE 1513 Dental Radiography
DADE 1514 Chairside Procedures
DADE 1515 Dental Sciences
DADE 1518 Career Development
DADE 1516 Dental Specialties
DADE 1517 Dental Emergencies
DADE 1519 The Administrative Assistant
DADE 1520 Laboratory Procedures
DA 2002 Externship
Tuition Cost: $17,000
Additional Fees: $3,010
Financial aid is available to those who qualify.