Dental Assisting

Dental Assisting

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Curriculum Details

Miller-Motte College’s Dental Assisting program helps prepare you to pursue a career within dentistry. This program allows you to pursue an Associate of Applied Science in Dental Assisting at our North Carolina campuses or a diploma at our Tennessee campus in a flexible environment that combines in-classroom learning with hands-on experience. Enrollment is on a rolling basis with classes beginning every 5 to 10 weeks depending on location, and you can be finished with your Associate of Applied Science in Dental Assisting in as little as 18 months or your diploma in as little as 15 months.

Along with classroom education, in-person students at Miller-Motte will get the opportunity to participate in a practicum where they will get hands-on training in a workplace environment to strengthen their skills.


Diploma: 68 Credit Hours, 15 Months. Chattanooga, TN

Associate of Applied Science: 92 Credit Hours, 18 Months. Raleigh and Wilmington, NC.

Skills You'll Cover
  • Dental Science & Terminology
  • Dental Pharmacology & Emergencies
  • Dental Materials
  • Chair-Side Dental Assisting

  • Dental Radiology
  • Dental Office Procedures
  • Computerized Dental Systems
  • Dental Infection Control
  • Document Processing

What Can I Do With a Diploma or An Associate of Applied Science in Dental Assisting?

People who graduate from the Miller-Motte College Dental Assisting program have the opportunity to pursue entry-level careers within the dental industry.

  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Technician

Ready To Get Started?

Start learning with Miller-Motte College and get on your way to the health services career you’ve been dreaming of. Our flexible scheduling and affordable options make Miller-Motte College a great place for you to pursue your diploma or degree in Dental Assisting. Talk to an admissions advisor today.

Dental Assisting Outlook

Dental Assisting allows you to explore multiple career paths within dentistry. Miller-Motte College helps prepare you to understand how the dental industry works, and helps prepare you with a variety of skills to pursue your career in Dental Assisting.

*MMC cannot guarantee employment. These are national statistics, and the figures in your area may be different.
*The lowest 10 percent earned less than $27,980, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $56,930

Job Outlook

Above Average*

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Take The First Step Toward Your Next Career

We’re ready to help you get an education for the future you want. If you are ready to take the next step on your new journey in vocational or skills-based education, Miller-Motte College is ready to help.