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Dental assisting careers continue to grow in popularity and opportunity. Official certification requires professional training and real-world experience. Fortunately, aspiring dental assistants in Chester, Chesterfield, Fort Lee, and Prince George, as well as Petersburg, Hopewell, Dinwiddie, Richmond, and other communities around Colonial Heights, Virginia can turn to the Dental Assisting Institute of Virginia, to get started on their new career.


We offer a comprehensive training program that is founded on a 78-hour lecture series and classroom experience, followed by a 50-hour internship with an industry professional. This will prepare you for the wide range of duties performed by dental assistants.


Some of the skills you will develop include preparing dental materials and equipment trays, basic clerical duties, developing radiographic images, aiding with diagnostics, passing tools during clinical treatments, and other important tasks.


The Dental Assisting Institute of Virginia also offers student resources to help you realize your goal of becoming a dental assistant. Our staff and instructors are happy to work with you to help you gain a clear understanding of our curriculum. If necessary, we can also help you with financing options.


If you live in one of the communities surrounding Colonial Heights, Virginia area and you are interested in becoming a professional dental assistant, please call 804-526-0231 to speak to a representative at the Dental Assisting Institute of Virginia.