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Dental Assistant Training Program

The Pitt Dental Medicine Dental Assistant Training Program can be the foundation for future career growth.

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Start Your Career as a Dental Assistant

With this unique opportunity, the following benefits are included:

  • 3-month hybrid┬álearning program
  • Clinical site placement and the potential for one year of guaranteed employment after successful completion of the training┬áprogram
  • Program fees sponsored by a clinical employer
  • Computer and online learning resources
  • National Entry Level Dental Assisting Board certification costs will be provided during enrollment in the program.

Learn more on our Dental Assisting Webinar

Opportunities to Advance

NELDA-certified dental assistants also can continue to pursue advanced career tracks such as a Certified Dental Assistant, Expanded Function Dental Assistant, practice management, dental hygiene, or various levels of more advanced dental medicine practice.

Trainees in the program will be sponsored to take three required exams administered by the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB). This will qualify apprentices to apply for National Entry Level Dental Assistant (NELDA) certification.