Dental Assisting Diploma

Earn your Dental Assisting Diploma from IBMC College

Available at the Fort Collins campus

Sink Your Teeth Into a New Career as a Dental Assistant!

If you’re a caring individual looking for career training from an accredited Dental Assisting college, you’ve come to the right place!

During your 15 months* at IBMC College, you’ll learn the clinical skills and administrative tasks that take place in a dental office, oral surgery center or public healthcare facility. In addition, you’ll receive hands-on training from our dedicated faculty in order to prepare you to work alongside dentists, assist with chair-side procedures, interact with and comfort patients, perform equipment sterilizations, take impressions and learn how to effectively operate state-of-the-art equipment used in a dental office setting.

Take our 2-minute quiz to find out if you are ready to take the next step and train for a career in Dental Assisting!

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Details About Program

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Highlights & ObjectivesCourse DescriptionCertifications EarnedCareer OpportunitiesConsumer Information

This program is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge that will qualify them for entry-level positions as Dental Assistants. Dental Assistants are trained in both administrative and clinical procedures. The program offers training in dental assisting techniques, dental sciences, dental materials, dental radiography, specialty practices and office management. Students complete a 5-week externship and graduate the program eligible to sit for the Registered Dental Assistant exam.

For more information, download the course outline and program description: [pdf]

Upon completion of our diploma program, you will receive:

  • Nationally Registered Dental Assistant
  • BLS, First Aid Certification (Adult, Child & Infant)
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Certification
  • Blood-borne Pathogens Training: Preventing Disease Transmission

As a Dental Assistant, you may be employed by/as:

  • Dental offices
  • Public healthcare facilities
  • Oral care facilities
  • Specialty practices, such as oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthodontics, dentofacial orthopedics, endodontic, periodontics, prosthodontics and pediatric dentistry clinics.

Read more at: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook.*

*These are national statistics and not geographically assigned, for more information see IBMC’s Career Services Department.

To find out more about Gainful Employment, tuition and fee information, visit the Consumer Information page.

To see this program’s consumer information, click here.

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Don’t wait! Fill out the “Get Started” form at the top of the page to get started on your Dental Assisting diploma from IBMC College in Fort Collins today!


*As prescribed, the Dental Assisting diploma program can be completed in 15 months.

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