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Online dental front office training

When it comes to running a busy dental office, reliable, competent administrative help is crucial. From scheduling appointments for new and existing patients to filing charts and processing insurance information, administration is what keeps a dental practice running smoothly.

When you choose our online dental front office training, you’re choosing a program that enables you to learn at your own pace, on your own schedule. In as few as four months, you’ll graduate with the skills to start pursuing a career as a dental administrative assistant.

Online Dental Office Assistant Training Curriculum

Designed with job readiness in mind, our online Dental Office Assistant curriculum can help you gain the skills needed to take the first steps toward a new career. Through self-paced courses, you’ll learn more about being a professional, effective member of a dental practice. Your classes include:

  • Dental Terminology, Anatomy, and Charting
  • Infection Control and Dental Emergencies
  • Dental Specialties
  • Front Office Basics

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What you get

  • Academic support by email, phone, or online any time you have questions about the material
  • Content delivered via online lessons so you can complete class work on your own schedule
  • Career Diploma at graduation

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Job opportunities

Administrative skills are extremely versatile and can prepare you for a number of positions in any medical setting. You could find an administrative assistant role in a dental, orthodontist, prosthodontics, or other specialized offices, as well as adapt your skills to a wide-range of medical fields. The U.S. Department of Labor predicts a 14% growth rate in medical assistant careers by 2032, which makes it one of the fastest growing fields in the country.


From the technical to the interpersonal side, administrative skills will always be in high demand.


Pursue a career in the medical field and improve the lives of patients by providing excellent dental office support.


Our Dental Office Assistant course fits into your existing schedule so you don’t have to delay pursuing your career.

Frequently asked questions

You may be taking your first steps into higher education. Or you may be considering online study for the first time. Whatever your situation, we're here to guide you through the process and answer any questions you have.

Our Dental Office Assistant course teaches the essential organizational and operational skills necessary for a dental practice to run smoothly. This includes highly sought-after skills for interacting with patients on an administrative and clerical basis rather than assisting in patient treatment or care.

All graduates keep access to their accounts on the Ashworth College Central Network, an online toolkit that provides step-by-step guidance through resume templates, cover letters, thank you letters, and more. As a student, you will interact with the Ashworth College Central Network throughout your lessons to make you comfortable with the tools and prepare you to make a good impression on potential employers once you've graduated!

We allow you up to one year from the date of your enrollment to complete your Dental Office Assistant course. A self-paced, flexible study schedule is one of the many benefits of pursuing your education at Ashworth College.

Related programs

Our dental front office training is just one of the programs we have to offer in the medical field. You might also be interested in:

State requirements

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government, and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

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