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Your Dental Assisting Career

April 22, 2015

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There are many advantages to choosing a Dental Assisting career. In an industry with a central focus on providing care for people, the constant need to maintain good oral health translates to a constant demand for good Dental Assistants.

Two female dental assisting students in class


A Dental Assisting career provides:

  • Job stability
  • Climate-controlled setting
  • High-tech equipment
  • Flexible schedule – a variety of different practices and settings, as well as part-time and full-time positions)
  • Diversity

The variety of job duties and responsibilities ensures every day is different. You will be helping people of all ages and from every walk of life. With today’s fast-evolving technology, you will be constantly learning something new.

There are no limits to the ways a skilled Dental Assistant can apply their expertise. In fact, Dental Assistants have the ability to pick and choose from a wide array of job opportunities in a number of different settings such as a group, private or specialty practice.

Choose a dental specialty

  • Endodontics
  • General Practitioner
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Orthodontics
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Periodontics
  • Prosthodontics

In addition to dental offices, you may be able to find work in other non-traditional business that may have a need for a dental presence, including insurance companies and schools.

Begin Your Career as a Dental Assistant at First Institute

If you find these advantages appealing, enjoy working with your hands, and receive personal fulfillment from helping people, you could flourish in your Dental Assisting career! Contact First Institute at 815-459-3500 for more information about our Dental Assisting program and how you can get started today!


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