Train to become a Dental Assistant

Fortis College in Salt Lake City, UT:
Dental Assistant

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Dental Assisting Schools in Utah

At FORTIS Dental Assisting schools in Utah, you will learn how to work chair side with dentists providing educational, preventative and clinical therapeutic services to the public as a promoter of healthy dental hygiene.

Do you want to become a dental assistant? Then consider one of FORTIS’ many dental assistant programs. Duties of a dental assistant are among the most comprehensive and varied in the dental office. Dental assistants perform a variety of patient care, office, and laboratory duties. These tasks require both interpersonal and technical skills.

At FORTIS, our dental assistant program will provide you with hands-on strategies and techniques to work in the treatment or operation room directly with the dentist. Students will be shown how to work chair-side as dentists examine and treat patients, as well as dental specialty practices Dental Assistants can work in private and group dental practices, mobile dental units, insurance companies, hospitals, nursing homes, dental school clinics, and public and private health facilities.

The Dental Assisting degree program is a hybrid program, which means that the majority of the program will be taken on campus but several courses within the program (less than 50% of the entire program) are taken online.* This blend of on-campus and online courses allows students to experience all the support and services our school has to offer, as well as the flexibility and convenience taking online classes provides.

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 FORTIS today to get started at one of our dental assisting schools in Utah, or other campus locations!

* The number of classes taken online varies each term, and some terms in the program may be taught entirely on campus. Speak to one of our admissions representatives for more information.

Programs vary by state and campus. Not all programs are offered at all locations. Contact local campus for accreditation information.

Program Costs and Career Outcomes
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