Working in the Dental field can be a rewarding career in a short period of time. The dental assistant can gain their formal education through academic programs at vocational schools, community colleges, technical institutes, and dental schools. These dental assisting programs take seven to eleven months to complete, but there are some colleges that offer part-time training or education programs. To become a registered dental assistant, a student would need to pass the national exam.
Once you become a registered dental assistant, you can make a career in various areas, including: