Dental Assistant, I-BEST

Certificate Information and Schedule

  • Certificate Length: 2 Quarters
  • Credits: 25 (support class available)
  • I-BEST Start Dates: Fall and Spring Quarters 

LWTech Dental Assistant I-BEST program

The Dental Assisting Certificate of Completion prepares students for entry-level employment and provides a foundation for job advancement with a focus on dental sciences, radiology, dental materials, clinical procedures, infection control, lab procedures, business operations and patient education. Students will be prepared for employment opportunities in private dental settings, hospitals, public health dental clinics, dental laboratories, and dental specialty offices.

Learn more about LWTech's Dental Assistant program

To read course descriptions, see the online College Catalog page for Dental Assistant

Employment and Wages

What does a Dental Assistant career look like in the United States? 

The U.S. Department of Labor has an occupational profile for Dental Assistants with information about projected employment, typical wages, and career growth at CareerOneStop.

Current Job Openings in Washington

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Contact an I-BEST Advisor

Ready to talk with an advisor about the I-BEST Dental Assistant Pathway? Want to learn more about options to help pay for I-BEST college classes? Request an appointment with an I-BEST advisor by submitting an appointment request form and an advisor will contact you as soon as possible.

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