Prepare for a Dynamic Career as a Dental Office Administrator in 19 months!*
Dental Office Administration is a versatile field that provides individuals with the opportunity to work in the fast-paced clerical and clinical sides of a dental office.
In this position, you will support the dentist and deliver high-quality care to patients. Whether checking patients in for their appointments, assisting with chair-side dental procedures, or tactfully interacting with insurance companies, a Dental Office Administrator performs a range of dynamic tasks. Students in this dental degree program are taught to ensure that day-to-day dental office operations are run efficiently and effectively.
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This program is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge that will qualify them for entry-level positions as Dental Office Administration professionals.
Dental Office Administration students are trained in administrative, business and clinical procedures. The degree program offers training in dental assisting techniques, dental sciences, dental materials, dental radiography, specialty practices, office management, as well as business and accounting skills and general education classes to ensure solid administration knowledge is gained for success in the dental field.
Students complete a 5-week externship and graduate from the program eligible to sit for the Registered Dental Assistant Exam. The Registered Dental Assistant examination is administered by the American Medical Technologists (AMT), which is a nationally and internationally recognized certification agency and membership society for medical professionals.
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Upon completion of our degree 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 Office Administrator, you may be employed by/as:
- Dental practice
- Group practice
- Public healthcare facility
- Oral care office, school, or hospital
- Specialty practices, such as oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthodontics, dentofacial orthopedics, endodontics, periodontics, prosthodontics, and pediatric dentistry.
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.
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*As prescribed, the Dental Office Administration Degree program can be completed in 19 months.