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Dental Assisting

Are you ready to become a dynamic member of the dental and oral care professional team?

To learn more, call OVCT today at 330-385-1070 or Request Information.

Ohio Valley College of Technology is enrolling students for it’s East Liverpool Dental Assisting program from East Liverpool, OH and surrounding areas!

Can you see yourself as a professional dental assistant, working alongside dentists and hygienists to provide a variety of patient care and clinical procedures?

Dental assistants are crucial members of the healthcare team, supporting many aspects in the area of oral care. With your associate degree, a dream career in dental assisting can become a reality.


In this program you will learn how to:

  • Expose and develop radiographs
  • Assist the dentist during dental procedures
  • Sterilize dental instruments and equipment
  • Manage patient records
  • Schedule procedures
  • Educate patients on postoperative and oral healthcare
  • Develop leadership skills needed to manage a dental office
  • Take dental impressions and laboratory duties
  • Mix dental cements 
  • Identify oral pathology

With your Associate Degree you could:

  • Work alongside a General Dentist
  • Assist Orthodontists
  • Assist Oral Surgeons
  • Work with Periodontists
  • Work as an assistant to an Endodontist
  • Work alongside Pediatric Dentists

Externships and Certifications

At OVCT, we know your goal is to get career-ready fast. We’ve designed our Dental Assisting program to meet your career goals and the needs of local employers. Experience and certifications are a great way to improve your marketability to employers.

As one of our Dental Assisting students you will complete an externship as part of your program. This on-the-job training allows you to apply the skills you’ve learned in the real world with real people. This experience is invaluable and also allows you to showcase your skills to employers in your area who hire Dental Assistants.

  • “These teachers are very well-trained. They are very wise and have a lot to tell you and you need to listen ”

    “I am really looking forward to graduation and I am ready to have something as reliable and stable as a real profession.”

  • “I got a job immediately after graduating. I felt that I was very prepared for my job. ”

    “This was a very good investment and if I had to do it all over again, I would.”

Not only does our Dental Assisting program prepare you to be job ready, but it’s also designed to prepare you for the Nationally Registered Certified Dental Assistant (NRCDA) certification test. Certifications can strengthen your appeal in the job market and successful completion of this certification leads to the following designation:

  • Nationally Registered Dental Assistant

Dental assistants are an important part of the oral care team. Dress like a professional, have a successful career and achieve financial security. To learn more about the program, call OVCT today at 330-385-1070 or Request Information!

Gainful Employment Disclosures

Dental Assisting Degree | Diploma