Why Dental Assisting?

Did you know exceptional dental assistants are difficult to find, and our network of dentists are looking specifically for ADAPT students to join their teams? Did you know that many dental assistants graduate from a program and are unable to find employment due to to the lack of correct training?

Dental assisting is a career that will always be in demand. If you are enthusiastic, energetic, passionate about dentistry, and have the correct training, you will be successful in your journey. Every day in dentistry presents new challenges and opportunities for growth. The days go by quickly because the care provided to patients is enormously rewarding and satisfying!

Dental assisting offers opportunities for growth and advancement including. Many dental assistants expand their education by becoming a(n):

  • Certified Dental Assistant, CDA
  • Expanded Function Dental Assistant, EFDA
  • Dental Hygienist, RDH
  • Dental Assistant Instructor
  • Dental Office Business Administrator
  • Dental Sales Representative
  • Dental Consultant
  • Dentist, DDS, DMD

"Becoming a Dental Assistant is an excellent investment in your future. Dental Assisting employment rates are projected to grow 19 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations." Source: US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, www.bls.gov

Summary from the US Bureau Of Labor Statistics