10-Month Diploma Program
- Classes are Online
- Lab classes and externships are completed in person
- Laptops are available to students
Program graduates will receive *(EDDA) Expanded Duties Dental Auxiliary Certification along with the Florida certification in Radiology Safety and Techniques
Our Hybrid Online Dental Assisting program is specifically designed to offer you the flexibility of Online classes while still focusing on the benefit of hands-on training. Lab classes are held in person, in our Dental Lab and externships are performed in an actual Dental office.
ATA’s Dental Assistant program will prepare you for a successful career as a Dental Assistant. Dental Assistants perform a variety of jobs, including patient care, office management and lab duties.
Dental assisting is an outstanding career for someone who is a stickler for details, driven to help people and enjoys hands-on work. Dental Assistants are an important part of any successful dental practice.
Upon completion of the program, you will be awarded a Diploma in Dental Assisting.
In addition to the basic coursework for dental assistants, ATA also provides:
- Career placement assistance for graduates
- Externship placement assistance for students
- Expanded Duties Dental Auxiliary (EDDA) Certification
- CPR certification for healthcare providers through the American Heart Association
- 300 hours of externship in a dental office
- Hands-on lab experience at an actual dentist’s office
- Instruction from dentists and dental assistants
- Training in 4 handed dentistry
Dental Assistant Program Career Choices
- Oral surgery
- Pedodontics (children’s dentistry)
- General dentistry practices
- Endodontics (root canals)
- Orthodontics (braces)
- Periodontics (gum disease)
Dental Assistant Program Request Information
Dental Assistant Program Gainful Employment Disclosures
Standard Occupations Classification (SOC)
More information about careers and occupations can be found at O*NET (http://www.onetcenter.org), the nation’s primary source of occupational information. Use the link below to learn more about Diploma Dental Assistant: www.onetonline.org/link/summary/31-9091.00
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