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Dental assistants are always in high demand throughout the oral care industry. General dentists, orthodontists, endodontists and other oral care specialists often rely on dental assistants to perform a variety of critical roles.

It includes clerical duties, patient relations, coordinating with dental labs, developing radiographic images, preparing equipment trays and sterilizing equipment as well as aiding in clinical treatments. Here at the Dental Assisting Institute of Virginia, located in Colonial Heights, Virginia we provide you the opportunity to earn your dental assisting diploma.

The process starts with a 78-hour lecture series followed by a 50-hour internship to provide you with the real-world experience that oral care practitioners prize in the dental assistants they hire. We also make an active effort to keep our class sizes small.

Most are limited to 12 students, which allows you to work closely with the instructor to maximize the educational experience. Many of our students come from the surrounding areas of Chester, Chesterfield, Fort Lee, Prince George, Petersburg, Hopewell and Dinwiddie as well as Richmond, Virginia.

Once you have completed the classroom portion and internship you the Dental Assisting Institute of Virginia, will certify you to work as a dental assistant capable of working throughout the oral care industry.

If you live in the area surrounding Colonial Heights, Virginia, and you are interested in getting started on a rewarding career as a dental assistant you should call 804-526-0231 to speak to a representative at the Dental Assisting Institute of Virginia.