Dental Assistant

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Why Should You Become a Dental Assistant? 

Dental Assistant jDental Assistant Student at CBD Collegeobs are on the rise! As of May 2016, the annual mean salary for Dental Assistants in California was $39,150, and job growth is expected to increase by 18% through 2024!* If you would enjoy providing patient care, taking x-rays, scheduling appointments, and more, then this is the perfect career choice for you!

In as little as 10 months, CBD College's Dental Assistant program will provide you with the training, knowledge, and skills necessary to start working side-by-side assisting Dentists in dental offices and clinics.

Today's Dental Assistants are responsible for many important tasks, including: 

  • Preparing patients for treatments and procedures

  • Processing x-rays and completing lab tasks, under the direction of a dentist

  • Sterilizing dental instruments

  • Helping dentists by handing them instruments during procedures

  • Instructing patients in proper oral hygiene

  • Scheduling patient appointments

  • Working with patients on billing and payment

At CBD College, we have day and night classes available to meet our busy students’ needs. We know it’s hard to earn a degree when you may also be juggling a job and a family, so we do what we can to make it easier for you with our flexible class schedules. CBD offers a state-of-the art Dental Assistant lab that rivals that of any modern medical setting; dedicated faculty and staff; advanced, hands-on training; personalized, one-on-one tutoring; and employment assistance. At no extra cost to you, CBD will continue to offer employment assistance for the entire duration of your career, long after you’ve graduated!

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Dental Assistants

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