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Online Dental Assistant Course

Online Dental Assistant Course

Learn everything you need to know to start a new career as a Dental Assistant in our online Dental Assistant course. Your dental assisting program will prepare you for what it takes to work along side of dentists, orthodontists, and other oral healthcare specialists. You will receive complete step-by-step illustrated lessons that prepare you for this rewarding, in-demand dental assistant career. Here's an overview of the custom learning materials and bonus items you'll receive in your course.

Course Outline

Unit 1


  1. Welcome to the World of Dentistry
  2. The Role of the Dental Assistant
  3. Preventative Dentistry and Nutrition
  4. Welcoming the Dental Patient
  5. Dental Equipment
  6. Dental Instruments
  7. Dental Materials
  8. The Dental Examination
Exam Included with your tuition

Unit 2


  1. Front Office Procedures
  2. Disease Transmission
  3. Safety in the Dental Office
  4. Introduction to Oral Anatomy
  5. Dental Anatomy and Terminology
  6. Charting and Classification
  7. Chairside Assisting
  8. Dental Pain Management

Unit 3


  1. Pediatric Dentistry
  2. Orthodontics
  3. Oral Pathology
  4. Medical Emergencies
  5. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Unit 4


  1. Dental Insurance
  2. Radiology I
  3. Radiology II
  4. Impressions
  5. Restorative Dental Procedures

Unit 5


  1. Prosthodontics
  2. Periodontics
  3. Endodontics
  4. The Dental Assistant's Guide to Law and Ethics
  5. Comprehensive Practicum

Additional Course Materials*

  • Virtual Labs
  • Procedure Guides
  • Dental Equipment Guides
  • HIPAA Supplement
  • Career Starter Guide

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*Additional course materials are delivered to you throughout the program.

†Provided in form of reimbursement when the following terms are met: Student submits receipt issued by AMT, has successfully completed the program and has paid tuition in full. Reimbursement is for up to $135 towards the cost of the RDA exam. AMT site includes free study materials.