Becoming a dental assistant is an excellent way to begin a career that offers exceptional job security, the opportunity for advancement in a growing field, and a rewarding career. When you’ve decided to pursue your new career in dental assisting, the next step is to find the right training program. With convenient locations, a flexible schedule, a comprehensive hands-on curriculum, and an affordable investment, the dental assisting program at South Florida Dental Assisting School may be the right choice for you.

Dentist and dental assistant from a patient's point of view from the dental treatment chair.

South Florida Dental Assisting School is Affordable and Convenient

With two locations- one in Oakland Park and one in Hialeah, South Florida Dental Assisting School is convenient to much of the southern Florida area. Both locations offer flexible schedules and a full curriculum of classes to provide students with everything they will need to complete their twelve-week dental assisting program and be ready to work in a busy dental office upon completion. Classes are offered in the evenings and on weekends to accommodate the schedules of students who are working while going through the program.

Tuition at South Florida Dental Assisting School is far more affordable than other career and technical programs in the area, making our program accessible to many potential students in the area. Because South Florida Dental Assisting School has designed the curriculum to offer hands-on training throughout the program, the shorter duration of the program allows for a smaller time investment and quicker start to a new career. Tuition financing is also available to help students who need it.

South Florida Dental Assisting School Offers Advanced Certifications

After completing the initial twelve-week program for dental assisting, you will have all the necessary skills and be eligible to work as a dental assistant in a variety of dental offices. For dental assistants who have already begun their career as a dental assistant and have some experience, there are additional advanced certifications available for you to advance in your career which can lead to taking on additional responsibilities and making yourself more marketable. South Florida Dental Assisting School offers an Expanded Functions Certificate, which is a two-day course that will allow students to perform an abundance of advanced dental assisting tasks, including impressions, administering topical anesthetic, suture removal, fluorides, sealants, and more. South Florida Dental Assisting School also offers a one-day radiology certification, which will allow dental assistants to perform advanced radiology tasks in their roles. These advanced certifications will help graduates advance in their careers as dental assistants.

The Career Projections Look Good for Our Graduates

Dental assistants are currently in high demand with an excellent career outlook for the future. After completing our dental assistant training program, our graduates will be able to find a position with our job placement assistant. Because South Florida Dental Assisting School uses hands-on training in an actual dental office, our graduates have the skills mastered that will make them desirable to dental offices looking to add to their staff. Our students learn cutting edge dental technology and are able to observe procedures on real patients during their training. This comprehensive program and quality reputation at South Florida Dental Assisting School put our graduates in an excellent position to begin working in a stable career immediately after completing the program.

The Many Advantages of Choosing South Florida Dental Assisting School

Affordability, convenience, flexibility, and the ability to pursue advanced certifications are all excellent advantages of choosing South Florida Dental Assisting School, but there are other benefits as well.

  • Hands-On Approach

Learning by doing is one of the most effective ways to learn a trade, and we have embraced that method in our dental assisting program. Our clinical program is held in a real dental office, which gives our students the opportunity to observe and practice on real patients.

  • Small Class Sizes

Small class sizes are essential to ensure that every student who goes through our program has a complete understanding of all the information and techniques that need to be mastered. Because our programs are contained to twelve weeks, we are able to keep our class sizes small while still being able to offer many students the opportunity to enroll in our program.

  • Latest Technology

Dental technology is constantly evolving, and South Florida Dental Assisting School makes it a priority to ensure that our students are always learning with the most up-to-date methods and techniques. As new technology becomes available, we strive to update our curriculum quickly to make sure our students are prepared for everything they will need to know as they begin their career.

  • Job Placement Assistance

All students in South Florida Dental Assisting School will have externship hours that allow them to work directly with local dentists, giving them the resume boost and necessary skills to begin working as a dental assistant immediately after the program. South Florida Dental Assisting School has an excellent reputation in the area, and many dentists will contact us when they are looking to fill positions in their office, which allows us to connect recent graduates directly with employers. Although job placement can never be guaranteed, South Florida Dental Assisting School has helped many graduates obtain their first jobs as dental assistants.

When you are ready to make a move to a new and fulfilling career, the program at South Florida Dental Assisting School is a great way to get started. Our admissions team is ready to answer your questions and help you get started on your new path. Contact us today for details on how to enroll.