Michigan Dental Assistants Schools

There are a number of dental assistant schools in Michigan. While attending a school is not required to become a dental assistant in this state, it can increase one’s marketability.

Michigan Dental Assistant Continuing Education Requirements

Dental assistants who are not registered do not need to complete any continuing education, although they are often encouraged to do so by their employers. Registered dental assistants and dental assistants who can perform extended functions are issued a three-year license. Every three years the license must be renewed through the Michigan Department of Community Health. Renewal application can be submitted online at http://www.michigan.gov/elicense. No early applications for renewal are accepted in Michigan. Registered dental assistants and dental assistants who can perform expanded functions must also complete 36 hours of continuing education. At least 12 hours must be in programs related to clinical issues and all programs must be approved by the board and documented.

Through campus based and online programs, aspiring Dental Assistants in Detroit, Grand Rapids, Warren, Sterling Heights, Ann Arbor and Lansing, Michigan may be able to prepare themselves for the possibility of employment in some of the largest hospitals and healthcare facilities in the state including the William Beaumont Hospital, Traverse City State Hospital, Children's Hospital of Michigan and Henry Ford Hospital.

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            • Member of the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA), the Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE), and the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE).
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            Dorsey Schools , Roseville
            • Preparing individuals for career opportunities, technology training, and certifications for the medical, culinary arts, HVAC repair, legal, and cosmetology fields since 1934.
            • Has many lecture classes with a maximum of a 30:1 student to teacher ratio, and most lab classes with a maximum of an 18:1 student to teacher ratio.
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            • Providing ambitious students with the opportunity for an exciting new education and career since 1995.
            • Programs start every six months and range from 3-week programs to 14-month long associate degree programs.
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