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Associate Degree in Dental Assistanting

An Associate Degree in Dental Assisting from Medical Careers Institute prepares you to support dentists and help provide quality dental care to patients. This 17-month program is taught by professionals with related experience and offers students the skills required in this field providing:

  • Training in processing panoramic and digital dental radiographs
  • Instruction on how to prepare teeth for cavities, crowns and bridges
  • Exposure to a variety of related specialties such as pediatric or cosmetic dentistry
  • Hands-on experience in at least two different offices or clinics

Campus Locations

  • Charleston, SC
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Columbia, SC
  • Concord, NC
  • Greensboro, NC
  • Greenville, SC
  • Manassas, VA
  • Newport News, VA
  • Norfolk, VA
  • Orlando, FL
  • Raleigh, NC
  • Richmond, VA
  • Roanoke, VA
  • Virginia Beach, VA


ECPI University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, baccalaureate, and master degrees and diploma programs.

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