What is the Dental Assisting - 300 program?
Astrodome Career Centers is excited to offer Houston-based dental care education and training with our Dental Assisting - 300 Certificate program! Our Dental Assisting - 300 Certificate program offers all of the courses and classes needed to prepare to become a dental assistant in as little as 9 months. The DA program is taught at our campus in south central Houston, near the Astrodome and close to the I-610 Loop with public transportation options. We offer job placement assistance for our graduates, so it’s a great way for you to get started on the path to an exciting new career in health care!
What is Dental Assisting? What do Dental Assistants do?
Dental Assistants play a key role in the functions of a dental office by performing many tasks to support Dentists and Dental Hygienists. The job responsibilities of a dental assistant may involve both administrative and clinical work; the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) includes:
From working directly with patients to helping to make sure that patient records and appointments are entered and updated correctly in a computer system, Dental assisting offers something for everyone passionate about being a vital part of a dental team.
Professional skills you’ll learn In ACC’s Dental Assisting - 300 Certificate training
Assisting a dentist or dental hygienist with:
Dental Assistant Courses and Classwork
Other courses include: Dental Clinical Externship
What happens after I graduate with a Dental Assisting - 300 Certificate?
After graduating from ACC with your Dental Assisting - 300 Certificate, you won’t be on your own. Astrodome Career Centers offers local job placement assistance, backed by over 25 years of experience in educating members of Houston’s allied health care workforce. With our interview tips and resume writing help, you’re sure to make a good impression on potential employers. Earning your Dental Assisting - 300 Certificate from ACC may also help to prepare you to pursue additional credentialing in dental assisting; contact us today for more information.
Dental Assistant Salary and Job Outlook
For the most recent data about Dental assistant salary information, please consult the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Dental Assisting jobs are expected to grow 19% from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for other occupations according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics*.
Below is a link to a PDF outlining the Astrodome Security Report for the calendar years 2014, 2015, and 2016.
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