Connecticut Dental Assistants Schools
For those wanting to pursue a career in dental assisting, there is Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)-approved programs in dental assisting. These programs take about a year to complete and the student will receive a certificate or a diploma upon completion of the program. There are also two-year programs that offer associate’s degrees. Dental assistants can also learn the trade through on-the-job training. All information can be obtained through the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. There are a number of dental assistant schools in Connecticut. Most of the programs last between nine and twelve months.
Through campus based and online programs, aspiring Dental Assistants in Bridgeport, Hartford, New Haven and Stamford, Connecticut may be able to prepare themselves for the possibility of employment in some of the largest hospitals and healthcare facilities in the state including Masonicare Health Center, Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, New Haven Hospital, and St. Vincent's Medical Center.