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Create Healthy Smiles as a Dental Assistant

Join the growing field of Dental Assisting and change your life. PCI makes Dental Assisting fun with our inviting classrooms and dentistry lab. You can learn the skills you need to succeed in this exciting profession.

Program Highlights

Career Centered Courses:

  • Overview of Dental Assisting
  • Anatomy, Physiology, Oral Health & Prevention
  • Dental Assisting: Instruments & Materials
  • Dental Radiology
  • Chairside Assisting: General Dentistry & Dental Specialities
  • Dental Assisting Externship

Hands-on Learning

Gain hands-on experience in our classes and dental lab that mix theory and skill. At the end of your program you will complete an externship in a dental office, building your confidence. PCI’s experienced instructors will help you gain the knowledge you need to excel in your new career as a Dental Assistant.

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Take The Pinnacle "Career Training Readiness Quiz" The fun, online quiz takes 3-minutes to complete and you'll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you're best suited for. Get Your Career Training Readiness score now.

Program Length

40 Weeks*

Est. Median Salary

$17.76 Hourly $36,940 Annual**

Who Hires PCI Grads

  • Pacific Dental
  • Antioch Dentistry
  • Smile Direct
  • Dr. Emily Cortes
  • Dr. Jeffrey Clark DDS
  • Raytown Smile Care

A better career starts here.

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* - Program length is assuming continual full-time enrollment and satisfactory academic progress.

** - Median salary information and projected job growth is from:  Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Dental Assistants, on the Internet at (visited January 03, 2018).