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Dental Assistant Specialist

Train for your specialized degree in as little as 18 months!
Dental Assistant Specialist

Train to work chairside with dentists.
Dental Assistant Specialist

Find your polish with KTI’s real-world dental training.
Dental Assistant Specialist

The best dental assistants are critical thinkers and active learners.
Dental Assistant Specialist

Prep for the Pennsylvania state licensure exam for Expanded Function Dental Assistant (EFDA).
AST degree program

Dental Assistant Specialist

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  • icon_calendar 18 months to complete (day)

The best dental assistants are highly skilled and have a knack for putting others at ease. They’re detail oriented, organized and work well with people. Sound familiar? With these talents, you can rely on KTI’s dental assistant courses to provide you with the real-world skills you need to care for patients. Learn to assist dentists and dental hygienists, process X-rays and aid in labs, record dental histories, sterilize dental instruments, and perform 10 Expanded Function Dental Assistant (EFDA) functions. Put your new skills in action at dentists’ offices, public health clinics, dental surgery clinics and more. With a specialized dental assistant degree, you’ll qualify for more job opportunities and be more marketable to employers. Or you could finish your dental assisting training earlier with our dental assistant diploma program.

Our dental assistant specialist program provides real-world training:
  • Prep for Pennsylvania licensure as an Expanded Function Dental Assistant (EFDA)
  • Prep for national Radiation Health and Safety (RHS) and Infection Control (IC) certifications
  • Knowledge of amalgam, matrices and rubber dams
  • Training to record dental histories, record accurate charting, and perform other office procedures
  • Skills to conduct digital and analogy X-rays
  • 360 hours of direct, on-site experience in the growing dental field

Prepare to assist dentists in chairside work.
Learn the skills to aid in the dental lab and complete other dental procedures.
Gain knowledge of taking X-rays.
What’s your future?
KTI’s dental assistant specialized degree program provides training for these careers and more.
Did you know?
Dental assistant jobs are expected to grow by


between 2012 and 2022
according to The Occupational Information Network, which is stronger than most occupations.

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