Dental Assistant
Dental Assistant Frequently Asked Questions

Below, you’ll find a list of commonly asked questions about the Dental Assistant Program at North-West College:

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"I came to North West College Riverside campus not knowing what I wanted to do in life. I learned to have compassion and understand the patients. I have a job now as a medical assistant and all I could say is I'm very grateful that I attended this college."
Elizabeth V. Ruiz, Medical Assistant
"I developed great self-esteem working with the staff and instructors of North-West College. They helped me so much I was able to move back to my home state and was employed by the first employer I submitted my application with. Thank you so much for the learning experience that I received from your school!"
Diantha Polley, Medical Assistant
"Thanks to North-West College, I’ve had the opportunity to acquire skills that I needed to be successful! Thanks North-West!"
Gabrielle Maria Romero

Why should I choose to become a Dental Assistant?

Dental Assisting is a challenging and rewarding career. It’s also one of the fastest growing jobs in the health care field, with demand projected to increase significantly over the coming years. With so many employment opportunities, Dental Assistants also have the flexibility to choose between part- and full-time positions. In addition, the role of a Dental Assistant can be a great fit for those who enjoy working directly with patients. Choosing to become a Dental Assistant can also offer a quick path toward a fulfilling career in the health care field.

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