Dental Assisting Program

The program provides the Dental Assistant with entry-level theory and “hands-on" training in basic and routine clinical and office tasks. This will equip the Dental Assistant with the competencies required to perform in either a clinical, laboratory, or office capacity. The graduate will be able to assist in laboratory procedures, X-ray procedures, CPR, and patient assessments. He/She will be able to perform clinical procedures, sterilization and infection control techniques, and equipment maintenance. In some venues, the Dental Assistant is expected to effectively handle administrative office procedures such as computerized record keeping, keyboarding, billing, coding, insurance claims and scheduling. The Dental Assistant possesses a thorough understanding of dental related ethics and other business principles that bear on the practitioner's relationship with the patient.

*Program availability varies by campus and financial aid opportunities may be available for qualifying students.

About MTI

Founded in 1995, Midwest Technical Institute provides students with hands-on, vocational training in more than a dozen mechanical trade and applied health career fields. MTI is dedicated to giving students a practical, skills-based education that will allow them secure entry level positions in their field and develop into industry-leading professionals. Through a diverse, innovative mix of mechanical trades and allied health programs, MTI has earned a reputation for excellence in meeting the workforce needs of the communities it serves.

Small class sizes and in-depth “hands-on" training provide MTI students with a personalized education that prepares them for personal and professional success in today's job market.

In addition, MTI employs dedicated faculty and staff with years of industry experience to provide students with the workforce training necessary to emerge as professionals in any number of career fields.

Accreditation and Disclosure

MTI is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools & Colleges (ACCSC).
MTI is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
MTI is approved by the United States Department of Education to participate in the Federal Financial Aid Program.

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at https://midwesttech.edu/home/gainful-employment/.

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