Dental Assistant Training
Dental Assistant with Expanded Functions: A Career You Can Smile About
How would you like to join one of the fastest growing occupations in the country? With hands-on Dental Assistant training from Ultimate Medical Academy (UMA), you may be ready to start a new healthcare career in less than a year. The Dental Assisting field is expected to grow 36% between 2008 and 2018, much faster than average for all occupations, and job opportunities are expected to be “excellent”, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. At UMA, your training will be focused on the clinical, laboratory and front office management skills employers demand so you are job-ready in as little time as possible.
Become a key part of a Dental Team
Americans are living longer, keeping their natural teeth, and increasing their use of preventative dental care. This means dentists’ workloads are growing, and employers have an increasing need to hire Dental Assistants to play important roles on their teams, including:
- Preparing patients for treatment and instructing them in preventative dentistry
- Assisting the dentist during procedures
- Taking and processing X-Rays
- Fabricating of temporary crowns
- Office management, billing and insurance processing
Many Dental Assistants work with all sides of the dental practice, making it a great career if you like variety in your work.
Prepare for your career as a Dental Assistant in less than a year
At Ultimate Medical Academy (UMA), the Dental Assistant training program is a stimulating mix of classroom and laboratory training followed by a hands-on externship in a dental office with actual patients. With our dental assistant training program, you’ll learn how to prepare patients, practice preventative dentistry, take X-Rays, work with dental materials, create temporary crowns and more. The program includes expanded functions, such as extended X-Ray training, to ensure you are marketable in the workplace.
Upon graduation, you’ll receive a Dental Assistant diploma and are qualified to seek entry-level employment in a dental practice. In the period leading up to graduation, UMA’s Career Services department works with you to find potential job opportunities that fit your skills and goals, either at your externship location or with one of our many partners in the healthcare field.
Start a career in the growing healthcare industry with Ultimate Medical Academy. Contact UMA today!
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for dental assistants is projected to grow by 36 percent through 2018 – one of the fastest-growing occupations in the nation!
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