Your Rewarding Dental Career Starts at Howard Healthcare Academy
If you want a rewarding career, sooner is better than later. At Howard Healthcare Academy, you have the opportunity to complete our dental assistant program in as little as 10 months and become eligible to take the State exam to become a registered dental assistant. Howard Academy conveniently allows you to go to class on campus and complete your externship at one of our onsite or affiliated working dental offices. Our dental assistant program and externship help you prepare for your new career. Plus, as part of your education, Howard Healthcare Academy assists with your job search by providing interviewing and career tips as well as access to our network of dentists. Lifetime job placement assistance is offered for our graduates.
With a robust network of dentists, Howard Academy works with our students to give them hiring tips and resources to assist them in searching for employment after earning their dental assistant certificate.
Comprehensive Board-Approved Dental Assistant Program
Our Board-approved dental assistant program at Howard Healthcare Academy prepares you to work as a dental assistant. Howard Academy’s technical courses and practical dental assisting training build your knowledge, skills and confidence. By creating an educational experience that focuses on real-world, hands-on training, Howard Healthcare Academy offers an unsurpassed dental assistant program in San Diego for our students.
This specialized training at our Board-approved dental assistant school gives you a thorough knowledge of both clinical and administrative responsibilities that you will encounter working in a dental office. You’ll graduate with the advantage of knowing what to expect as a dental assistant and how to be your best.
What Our Dental Assistant Students Learn
You will be challenged taking courses on anatomy, dental procedures and providing patient care. In addition, you’ll learn the management and leadership skills necessary to work a front office in a dental practice.
Your externship training with working dentists will give you the skills and self-assurance to interact with patients, take impressions, perform x-rays, guide patients in oral hygiene, practice infection control and assist the dentist.
Howard Healthcare Academy will give you all the tools you need to be an exceptional dental assistant.
Curriculum Total = 620 Hours
+ Onsite Externship = 200 Hours
Complete Program = 820 Hours
Benefits of a Dental Assisting Career
Every day as a dental assistant, you can help patients maintain their health and have a smile that can make them proud. You will meet and get to know a variety of people, including your colleagues. It’s satisfying to know that you make a positive impact on people’s lives.
Dental offices are clean, professional and keep regular hours, so you will know your work schedule. You will be a member of a team of professionals working together to create a positive environment and pleasant experience for your patients.
The dental field continues to grow. Orthodontist and Dentist are ranked #1 and #2 in the U.S. News and World Report “The 100 Best Jobs.” Dental offices will need to be staffed with dental assistants.
Advancement is likely
After working as a dental assistant, you may decide to expand your job responsibilities by becoming a dental hygienists or dentists. You will need additional schooling for these occupations; however, the knowledge you receive on the job as a dental assistant will benefit you in advancing your career in the field of dentistry.
Let Howard Academy in San Diego provide you with the skills and know-how that you need to succeed as a dental assistant. Enroll in our Dental Assistant program from Howard Healthcare Academy today. To learn more about our course offerings, please contact us at (619) ACADEMY (619-222-3369).