Dental Assistants earn a median hourly rate of approximately of $19.84 per hour, and the number of job opportunities in the field is expected to grow 18 percent through 2027. With continued demand for preventative dental services, there’s a strong need for qualified dental assistants certified in radiology in Maryland and across the nation.
Source: Emsi 2018.4
AACC can help you prepare for a fulfilling career as an entry-level dental assistant. We offer classes at various times to suit your busy schedule. Our program includes:
Dental Assisting and Radiology are offered as a package of three courses, providing you with the skills to get and keep a job as a dental assistant. Registration in all classes is required.
OPA-347 Dental Assisting and Radiology - Lab
OPA-348 Dental Assisting and Radiology - Lecture
OPA-349 Career Development for Dental Assistants
The total program cost for Anne Arundel County residents is $1,795. This cost includes instruction, textbooks and lab supplies, the DANB test fee.
Students must have the DANB Radiology and Safety Certification to enroll in the advanced dental assisting classes
OPA-326 Expanded Functions: General Chairside
Interested students must first attend a mandatory Dental Assisting Information Session.
Register for an upcoming Dental Assisting Information Session.