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Course Overview

The Dental Assistant course is designed to provide learners with an insight into the role of a Dental Assistant and the career path, skills and education of this profession. Through this course, you will develop a range of core professional skills that every dental professional must have to work expertly and competently in their field.

This dental training course covers a wide range of topics, from dental office management to oral terminology. Through an experienced instructor, you will learn how to carry out duties such as conducting an oral diagnosis and designing an oral treatment plan, with tips and guidance on how to use a range of common dental tools and work safely with chemicals.

What’s more, you’ll develop the skills and characteristics needed to enhance your professional image and stand out to prospective employers when exploring career opportunities in this field. This qualification is industry recognised, meaning you can use it to enhance your resume with brand new credentials and skills.

Learning Outcomes

  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the role and responsibilities of a Dental Assistant
  • Understand the career path, education and skills needed for the dentistry profession
  • Know how to use general dentistry instruments such as condensers and friction grip burns
  • Learn the fundamental principles and rules of dental office management
  • Know how to conduct an oral diagnosis and design an oral treatment plan for patients
  • Have an excellent understanding of oral terminology, symbols and colour coding
  • Comply with chemical safety regulations and understand infection control measures and labelling
  • Enhance your professional image and develop your professional attitude

Who is this Course for

This Dental Assistant training course is suitable for aspiring professionals looking for a formal online qualification and those who are new to the field who wish to develop their skillset. There are no specific entry requirements for this course, which can be studied on a part-time or full-time basis.

Career Path

On successful completion, you will have a range of skills required to work in this profession and establish a successful career as a Dental Assistant, with the opportunity to work in private dental offices and hospitals. Related professions in this field include:

  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Dentist
  • Dental Nurse

Assessment Process

Once you have finished the learning stages in the course, your abilities will be assessed by an automated multiple-choice question session, after which you will receive the results immediately.


Upon passing the assessment, you will receive proper certification that is accredited by IAO and CPD and universally accepted. You can order your certificate at a cost of £10 for PDF and £29 for hardcopy certificate or both for £39.

Course Curriculum

Dental Assistant
Introduction to Dental Assisting 00:46:00
General Dentistry Instruments 00:24:00
Dental Office Management 00:29:00
Oral Diagnosis, Treatment Planning and Dental Terminology 00:30:00
General Handling and Safety of Dental Materials in the Dental Office 01:02:00
Infection Control and Instruments 00:25:00
Dental Radiology 00:36:00
Paediatric Dentistry 00:48:00
The Professional Dental Assistant 00:24:00
Standards of Dental Practice in the UK 00:20:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Dental Assistant 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Dental Assistant 00:20:00


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Dental Assistant