Dental Assistant Training at Brightwood College

Enroll in Our Dental Assistant Program

Earn your Dental Assistant diploma in less than one year.

How long does it take to become a dental assistant? It depends on where you live, but through our Dental Assistant program, you can earn a diploma in as little as 9 months to a year.

Now is great time to pursue a career in the dental field. Dental assisting is projected to be among the fastest-growing occupations in the nation through 2024.* Caring and knowledgeable individuals are needed to fulfill this growing demand. If you are good with people and follow directions well, dental assisting could be a good career for you.

At Brightwood College, we structure the learning experience around what you will need to know in the real world. Our goal in dental assistant training is to help you develop the skills that will be most helpful on the job. We offer day and evening class schedules to help you meet the demands of family, work and education.

About Brightwood College

At Brightwood College, we offer programs that combine flexible schedules and professional instruction to create a learning experience focused on helping you gain skills for your chosen career.

We keep education relevant by employing instructors with real-world experience in the field, who bring their career backgrounds to the classroom. Our programs are continually assessed by faculty, staff and members of the business and education communities to help ensure your studies align with your career goals. Programs offered by Brightwood College focus on local employment needs, in areas such as allied health, nursing and technical and professional programs.

Within the classroom, it is our mission not only to provide vocational training, but also to help you develop the professional skills, values, attitudes and strategies that will enhance your potential for success on campus, in your career and through life.

The success of our students is our greatest success. Because when our students succeed, we've completed the job we set out to do: empower the courageous, and enable real and relevant change.


Each Brightwood College campus is separately accredited. For campus-specific accreditation details, including approvals, memberships, and programmatic accreditation, please navigate to a campus accreditation page. Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). For questions about our accreditation, call 202.336.6780. The ACICS website is located at

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