Earn a Dental Assistant Certification

Graduates of the Dental Assistant program are prepared to sit for the Registered Dental Assistant exam facilitated by the American Medical Technologists (AMT).


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14 Weeks

Program Length


Average Starting Salary


Issuing Authority

What does it mean to earn your Certification as a Dental Assistant?

Through the Dental Assistant Program, you are eligible for the Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) credential.

The RDA credential is taken in addition to any state licensing or regulatory requirements and in order to earn this credential, you must be CPR certified. We do not currently offer CPR certification.

The Registered Dental Assistant credential ensures that you are ready to excel in the dental assistant position.

Dental Assistant Outcomes

This certification ensures individuals can:

  • Understanding of different dental procedures
  • Can review basic dental material and summarize dental specialties
  • Understand various tools and techniques
  • Understand oral cavity anatomy, sinuses and discuss salivary glands
  • Can Identify muscular, skeletal and nervous systems
  • Identify American Dental Association radiography guidelines

Overview of the Issuing Authority

The American Medical Technologists (AMT) is a national credentialing agency formed in 1939. It is a not-for-profit association of allied health professionals that offers credentials and membership for a number of different health professions.

Why get your certification through Greensboro?

Greensboro College provides the highest quality training in order to best serve students and surrounding communities. Our specialized career training programs provide up-to-date and in-demand skills preparation and certification, ensuring that everyone who completes our programs is of the highest caliber.

Select the right training program for your goals

Dental Assistant

Our program prepares students to take on significant responsibility as a member of a dental healthcare team. Dental assistants greatly increase the efficiency of the dentist in the delivery of quality, oral healthcare.

Meet Your Workforce Training Specialist

Kelly is your Workforce Training Specialist. She is here to help you understand the program, payment options, and succeed! Get in touch with Kelly to learn more about the program, Greensboro College, and how to achieve your workforce development goals!

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