DENTAL ASSISTING DEGREE PROGRAM
Are you ready to become a dynamic member of a dental and oral care professional team? Ohio Valley College of Technology is enrolling dedicated students for its East Liverpool Dental Assisting program to prepare them for worthwhile careers!
Can you see yourself as a professional dental assistant, working alongside dentists and hygienists to provide a variety of patient care and clinical procedures? Then our dental assistant school in East Liverpool is for you.
Dental assistants are crucial members of a healthcare team, supporting many essential aspects in the area of oral care. With your Dental Assisting associate degree, a dream career in dental assisting can become a reality.
“OVCT is absolutely the best school! I wish I would’ve started sooner. Staff and classmates have been amazing!” – Suzanne Temple, OVCT Student
About Our East Liverpool Dental Assisting Program
Students who participate in our dental assistant training in East Liverpool, Ohio gain a wealth of advantages and acquire wide-ranging and essential skills. Our dedicated instructors will teach you how to:
- Expose and develop radiographs
- Assist a dentist during dental procedures
- Sterilize dental instruments and equipment
- Manage patient records
- Schedule procedures
- Educate patients on postoperative and oral healthcare
- Develop leadership skills needed to manage a dental office
- Take dental impressions and perform laboratory duties
- Mix dental cements
- Identify oral pathology
Applying Your Degree
Once you graduate from our Dental Assisting program in East Liverpool, you’ll be able to choose from a variety of dental paths. Some possibilities include:
- Working alongside a dentist
- Assisting orthodontists
- Assisting oral surgeons
- Working with periodontists
- Working as an assistant to an endodontist
- Working alongside pediatric dentists
At OVCT, we know your goal is to get career-ready fast. With this in mind, we’ve designed our East Liverpool Dental Assisting degree program to meet your career goals and the needs of local employers. Our externships and certification preparation are terrific ways to boost your marketability to these employers.
As one of our Dental Assisting students, you will complete an externship as part of your program. This on-the-job training allows you to apply the skills you’ve learned in the real world with real people. This experience is invaluable and also helps you to showcase your skills and knowledge to businesses in your area that hire dental assistants.
Not only does our Dental Assisting program in East Liverpool prepare you to be career ready, but it’s also designed to prepare you for the Nationally Registered Certified Dental Assistant (NRCDA) certification test. Certifications can strengthen your appeal in the job market and successful completion of this certification leads to the following designation:
- Nationally Registered Certified Dental Assistant (NRCDA)*
Dental assistants are an important part of the oral care team, and we want to help you advance on to a successful career where you can achieve financial security.
If you’re in East Liverpool, Ohio, or in surrounding cities like Calcutta, Wellsville, Chester, Beaver Falls, or Midland, and you’re interested in all dental assistant training can do for you and your career, reach out to OVCT today!
*Certification is contingent on passing the corresponding certification exam. Required/ Included in Tuition/Fees.