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Dental Assistant School in Lexington, KY

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Are you ready to embark on an exciting journey that will lead you to a fulfilling career in the world of dentistry? Look no further! EMTPKY’s Dental Assistant School offers a comprehensive and hands-on program designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in this dynamic and in-demand field.

Discover your path to a rewarding dental assistant career

As a dental assistant, you’ll play a vital role in helping patients achieve and maintain their oral health. Working closely with dental professionals, you’ll contribute to the delivery of top-notch care that leaves a lasting impact on patients’ lives.

At our dental assistant school, we are committed to providing you with an exceptional education that goes beyond the confines of traditional textbooks. We believe in fostering a nurturing and empowering learning environment, where practical experience is valued as much as theoretical knowledge. Through hands-on training and exposure to cutting-edge dental technology, you’ll be well-prepared to face the challenges of this dynamic field with confidence.

As an integral part of the dental team, dental assistants ensure the smooth and successful operation of the dental office. Under the guidance of dentists, you’ll take on a diverse range of responsibilities, including patient care, administrative duties, and laboratory functions. The dental assistant position offers unparalleled flexibility and variety, requiring a unique blend of clinical, clerical, interpersonal, and technological skills.

Our Dental Assistant School is designed to equip you with the necessary knowledge and expertise to excel in this fulfilling career. Upon completion of the program, you’ll possess the confidence to embark on your journey as a competent and skilled Dental Assistant.

Join us today, and unlock the potential of your passion for dental care and patient well-being. Your future as a Dental Assistant begins here!

Dental Assistant School Program

Our Dental Assistant Program consists of 179 hours of classroom instruction and hands-on skills as well as 120 hours of externship. Unlike other programs, here at EMTP you can get certified in as little as a few months and for a fraction of the cost of traditional colleges. Graduates of our program receive the necessary training in:

  • Collecting and reviewing patient medical/ dental health histories
  • Taking and recording vital signs
  • Patient instruction and education
  • Working with the dentist during exams and procedures

Dental Assisting Standard Program includes three separate parts:

  • Basic Dental Assisting
  • Expanded Duties Dental Auxiliary
  • Dental Radiology

How long does dental assistant school take to complete?

Basic Dental Assisting:  Eighteen (18) class days

Expanded Duties Dental Auxiliary: Five (5) class days

Dental Radiology: Two (2) class days

Weekday and Online hybrid options available.

our allied health education class schedule

VIEW ALL CCMA CLASSES

CCMA Day Class

Monday – Thursday; 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Begins: 4/15/2024

 

 

CCMA Night Class

Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday nights 6:00p.m. – 10:00p.m.
Begins: 10/29/2024

CCMA Online Class

9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Begins: 6/8/2024

EKG track

VIEW ALL MEDICAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT CLASSES

Medical Administrative Assistant Online

Begins: Open Enrollment
VIEW ALL IV THERAPY CLASSES

IV Therapy Certification

Fridays AM session 9am-1pm PM session 2pm-6pm
Begins: 4/26/24

Depending on the class size you will be placed in AM/PM session

 

 

 

 

VIEW ALL BEHAVIORAL HEALTH TECH CLASSES

Behavioral Health Tech Online

Begins: CMA Module: Day class begins 10/10/2023 OR night class begins 12/5/2023

Class completed online

VIEW ALL EKG TECH CLASSES

EKG Tech Day Class

Monday – Thursday; 9:00a.m.-5:00p.m.
Begins: 5/20/2024

EKG Tech Night Class

Monday – Wednesday nights; 6:00p.m.-10:00p.m.
Begins: 8/26/2024

EKG Tech Online Class

Begins: 6/8/24

Class completed online with 3 on campus lab days.

(3/16/2024, 4/16/2024, 5/4/2024)

VIEW ALL PHLEBOTOMY CLASSES

Phlebotomy Day Class

Monday-Thursday, 9:00a.m.-5:00p.m.
Begins: 6/10/24

Phlebotomy Night Class

Monday – Wednesday, 6:00p.m.-10:00p.m.
Begins: 7/8/2024

Phlebotomy Saturday Class

Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Begins: 3/9/2024
VIEW ALL MEDICAL BILLING & CODING

Medical Billing and Coding Online

Begins: Open Enrollment

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VIEW ALL SRNA CLASSES

SRNA Online Class

9am
Begins: 4/19/24

Lab days: 2 on campus dates
Clinical days: 2 on campus dates

 

SRNA Weekday Class

Monday-Thursday, 9:00a.m.-2:00p.m.
Begins: To be determined

 

 

 

 

What’s Included in your dental assistant tuition?

CPR Certification

Radiology Certification

Expanded Duties Certification

HIPAA Training & Certification

HIV/ AIDS Bloodborne Pathogens Course & Certification

Lab Supplies

1 (one) EMTP Identification Card

Student Liability Insurance

General Admissions Requirements

  • High School Diploma/ GED
  • 2 step TB Skin Test
  • Driver’s License

PAY

The median annual wage for dental assistants was $41,180 in May 2020.

JOB OUTLOOK

Employment of dental assistants is projected to grow 11 percent from 2020 to 2030, faster than the average for all occupations.

About 44,000 openings for dental assistants are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.

Dental Assistants : Occupational Outlook Handbook: : U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)

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