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Northwest Career College is built on the foundations of family and the bonds that bind them. Dr. Kenny and his children have dedicated themselves to the mission of educating students and helping them to succeed in their chosen profession. Once you enter the doors of Northwest, you are family, through and through. Come join the Northwest Family where you’re connected for life.
Since 1997, thousands of students have walked through the doors of Northwest and have gone on to become successful Massage Therapists, Dental Assistants, Medical Assistants, Medical Insurance Specialists and Paralegals. Won’t you join the fine group of Northwest Alumni now serving the community in a variety of professions? Explore Northwest Career College and see where your future can lead. Come tour our campus today!
At Northwest Career College, ours is a student-centered philosophy where students come first. Our open door and open heart approach to education sets us apart from all others. It’s a feeling you get when you first walk in our doors.
Every Alumni is welcome back on the campus of Northwest Career College. We love to hear your successes and share in your life’s progress. The absolute best, though, is when you return to the classroom and speak with our current students. Alumni come-backs always give students that extra bit of inspiration to help them see that their goals are achievable and real.
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So you’ve decided to take the massive step of changing your career and joining the growing and rewarding field of dental administrative assistant. Congratulations! But before you can put on your uniform and start helping your patients, you need training at a recognized dental administrative assistant School, like the one here at Northwest.
Northwest’s Dental Administrative Assistant School in Las Vegas student-centered philosophy means that you come first and our flexible schedule allows you to attend dental administrative assistant training, care for family and have a balanced life in Las Vegas while advancing towards your new career, enabling you to graduate in as little as nine months.
Our 91% registered dental assistant exam pass rate reflects the quality of our dental department and commitment to dental education. Although you do not have to be licensed in Nevada to be a dental administrative assistant, at Northwest, our training prepares our students to take their national exams as they move into their professional discipline.
Below are some of the benefits you can expect when you join our dental administrative assistant school.
The field of dentistry is always evolving, and there are many different ways you can help your patients. The dental administrative assistant las vegas program at Northwest Career College prepares students to work in any dental office. Our expansive, nine operatory lab provides our students with a realistic dental office experience. You will be trained in handling clerical duties such as scheduling appointments, processing insurance claims, and monitoring inventory.
No other dental administrative assistant program offers this type of advanced training. In addition to the academic and hands-on training, dental administrative assistant students travel through the valley for a variety of informative and interactive field trips. There’s never a dull moment in our dental administrative assistant program.
Northwest Career College offers morning and night classes to accommodate your busy Las Vegas work and family schedule. You will be training for your new career with established and seasoned instructors who will teach you every aspect of dental administrative assistant including the use of cutting edge technology, such as X-ray training on digital, portable, hand-held and traditional units.
Northwest’s dedicated on-campus Career Services team works with you to help you find the best dental administrative assistant employment opportunity in Las Vegas that fits your needs, and the externship we offer to all of our dental administrative assisting students means you can enter the job market with marketable on the job experience.
One of the best part about training as a dental administrative assistant in the job security that comes with your qualifications. No matter the state of the economy, people will always need to have dental procedures performed. Many people have regular checkups as a part of their dental insurance and will continue to come to your office at least once a year if they have the insurance.
The dentistry field in the US is expected to grow by 19% over the next decade. In 2016, an estimated 332,000 dental assistants were working in the United States. With the addition of an expected 19% growth, that works out to be additional 63,000 dental assistant jobs created by the year 2026. With all of these positions being created, you should have no trouble getting your foot in the door as a dental assistant and securing a position for the long haul.
Employment for entry-level employment in the dental field is expected to increase 23% over the next 10 years, faster than average for all occupations, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. With this growing demand for DAA’s, it is essential that graduates cultivate the skills and traits that will help them stand out in the employment market.
Here at Northwest Career College, our Dental Administrative Assistant Program prepares students to work in any dental office. Our expansive, nine operatory lab provides students with real-life dental office experience. You will be trained to handle clerical duties such as scheduling appointments, handling insurance claims, and monitoring inventory. You will work with documents, forms, and computer systems. No other Dental Administrative Assistant Program in Las Vegas offers this type of advanced training.
Our student-focused approach will help you cultivate the skills you will need to stand out. Our experienced Career Services team will work with you to help you find the best dental administrative assistant employment opportunities in Las Vegas. Call one of our enrollment specialists at (702) 403-1592 to find out more.
Cynthia Lofquist, R.D.A.
Dental Assistant Program Chair
Concorde Career Institute