Dental Assisting

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Curriculum Details

Berks Technical Institute Dental Assisting Associate of Specialized Technology degree program helps prepare you to pursue a successful career in dentistry. As a student, you’ll have the opportunity to learn how to be a successful dental assistant and an important member of the office. Our program emphasizes hands-on learning in technical skills and patient care. You’ll focus on common tasks and situations in the dental workplace, learning from industry-experienced instructors.
What’s Covered

Along with classroom education, students at BTI participate in hands-on training to strengthen their skills. Earn an Associate in Specialized Technology Degree in just 18 months when you enroll in our program.

  • Dental Appointments and Scheduling
  • Dental Patient Records
  • Tooth Morphology and Microbiology
  • Dental History, Law and Ethics, Dental Team and Specialties
  • Embryology, Histology, and Pharmacology
  • Externship
  • Dental Inventory Control
  • Preventative Dentistry and Infection Control
  • Career Planning

Ready to Enroll?

Start at BTI to start down the path to the dentistry career you’re passionate about. Our flexible scheduling and affordable options make it a great place for you to pursue your degree in Dental Assisting. Talk to an admissions representative today.

Dental Assisting Outlook

Dental Assisting degrees can help provide you with a variety of opportunities available in Pennsylvania. BTI helps prepare you to understand how dental offices operate while giving you the opportunity to learn a variety of technical and clinical skills.

*BTI cannot guarantee employment. These are national statistics, and the figures in your area may be different.

The median annual wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.The lowest 10 percent earned less than $27,980, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $56,930.

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Job Outlook

Above Average*

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Median Annual Wage


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