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Kaplan Career Institute

Career Outlook

The demand for quality dental care is high and will continue to increase for many years. As a result, dentists are in need of dental assistants more than ever before. In fact, dental assisting is projected to be one of the fastest-growing occupations.

Professional Duties

A dental assistant provides essential services for the dentist at the chair side, in the business office, and in the office laboratory. Since the duties of a dental assistant are so diverse, Kaplan Career Institute provides an opportunity to learn a broad range of skills, including:

  • Caring for patients in the treatment room.

  • Taking dental X-rays.

  • Taking impressions of patients’ teeth.

  • Teaching preventive dentistry to patients.

  • Assisting with oral surgery.

  • Performing oral evacuation.

Innovative Learning

Kaplan Career Institute’s dental assistant courses are designed to give you real-world knowledge in a hands-on learning environment. Our goal is to prepare you with the necessary technical skills needed for an entry-level position as a dental assistant.

Professional Paths

As a dental assistant, you will enjoy career opportunities in places such as private dental practices, dental laboratories, community dental health clinics, public schools, and state and federal health facilities.

School name:Kaplan Career Institute
Address:750 Envious Lane
Zip & city:37217 Tennessee
Phone:(615) 279-8300

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