Montgomery Dental Assistant School
Dental Assisting Programs in Montgomery, AL
Train to become an essential member of the dental healthcare team! As a student in the dental assisting program at Fortis, you will learn how to provide educational, preventative and clinical therapeutic services to patients and promote healthy dental hygiene habits.
The duties of a dental assistant are among the most comprehensive and varied in the dental office. Often working chairside with dentists, dental assistants are able to perform a variety of patient care procedures and can also be found performing administrative tasks in the office or in the dental laboratory. To be successful dental assistants require both interpersonal and technical skills. The Fortis dental assisting program helps students gain the knowledge and skills they need to pursue a career in dental assisting.
At Fortis College in Montgomery, AL, our dental assistant program will provide you with hands-on strategies and techniques you need to pursue an entry-level position as a dental assistant. Taught by dedicated and experienced faculty, the comprehensive curriculum is a balance of traditional classroom instruction, small-group learning and hands-on real world skill development. Our faculty are committed to helping you gain the competence and confidence you need to pursue and entry-level position as a dental assistant. Dental assistants can be found working in private and group dental practices, mobile dental units, insurance companies, hospitals, nursing homes, dental school clinics, and public and private health facilities.
Get Your Dental Assisting Diploma at FORTIS in Montgomery, AL
The dental assisting program at Fortis is a diploma program. Upon completion of the dental assistant training program, students will be awarded with a diploma and should be prepared for entry-level employment opportunities as a dental assistant. Contact us today to learn more about getting started training for a career as a dental assistant.
Frequently asked questions
Where can I learn more about the career of a Dental Assistant?
To learn more about a career in dental assisting, we suggest you read several of our blog articles including What it’s like to Work in Pediatric Dentistry as a Dental Assistant, How Technology in the Dental Office Impacts the Patient Experience AND Your Works as a Dental Assistant or Dental Hygienist, and Dental Hygienist vs. Dental Assistant: Which One is Right For Me?
How do I apply to the Dental Assisting program at Fortis College in Montgomery, Alabama?
You can begin the admissions process right now by completing our online Information Request Form or by calling us at 855.436.7847. You will be able to talk with an admissions advisor who can help you.
What can I expect from my instructors and faculty members?
Our instructors are experienced and knowledgeable professionals who truly care about your success. They not only deliver a comprehensive curriculum, they may also share stories about their work as dental assisting professionals to help students learn more about the career they are preparing to enter.
Do you offer financial aid?
Most of our programs are eligible for Title IV funding. Financial Aid is available to those who qualify. During the admissions process you will meet with a Financial Aid Advisor who can help you.
What about after I complete the program? Does Fortis offer job placement assistance?
Yes! Our Career Services department is available to work with every student on their job search. We work as a team to empower our graduates with the skills necessary to approach a job interview ready for success.
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