Dental Assistant Program Overview
Dental Assistants work closely with dentists and dental hygienists. This role is ideal for those who enjoy working with their hands while caring for patients. Dental Assistants provide critical support in the dental office, essentially acting as the dentist’s extra hands.
At Unitek, aspiring Dental Assistants gain the skills they need in as little as 10 months. Our dynamic curriculum now combines virtual instruction with simulation training and a supervised externship. Courses cover key aspects of the profession, which include topics like sterilization techniques, medical emergencies, dental X-rays, impressions, and dental instruments.