Why Northwest Is An Excellent Place To Study To Become a Dental Administrative Assistant

  • Dental Administrative Assistant
  • March 11, 2024
  • 3 min read
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Northwest’s Dental Administrative Assisting Program is an excellent opportunity to qualify into one of the fastest-growing and most in-demand healthcare industry positions. 

According to the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job market for employment in the dental field is expected to grow seven percent from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations.

Not only does the rising need for qualified dental administrative assistants give the role great job security, but it also increases the comparative average earnings, with a dental administrative assistant graduate taking home around $38,930 a year.

So, if you’re interested in an exciting career in a growing field with good earning potential and great job security, read on to find out why NCC is a great place to get your dental administrative assistant qualifications.

A Comprehensive Curriculum 

Northwest’s comprehensive curriculum designed by experts and delivered by instructors with decades of experience within the industry gives you everything you need to succeed as a dental administrative assistant. Our program gives you a firm grasp of the skills needed by a dental administrative assistant, including:

  • Dental Terminology
  • Medical Record Management
  • Accounts Receivable Management
  • Bookkeeping
  • Dental Insurance Billing and Coding
  • Dental Billing
  • Patient Scheduling
  • Procedural & Diagnostic Coding
  • Management Tasks
  • Managing A Dental Practice
  • Dental Administration

Hands-On Experience in the Workplace

We know how much employers value real-life workplace experience, which is why our Dental Administrative Assisting Program includes an externship with a local dental office. We use our connections to the community to ensure that you have the best possible chance of getting the career you want.

Full Online Support

In order to fit the education you want around the responsibilities you already have, we offer a fully online course as well as on-campus lessons and weekly workshops, and whiteboard classes. To make sure all of our students can access their online lessons, we provide each student with a laptop.

Start Your Dental Administrative Assisting Career With Us

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. 

Dreamers $4499 Scholarship

Here at Northwest Career College, our Dental Administrative Assisting 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.

Yu Lee
Healthcare Administration Program Chair

Born in South Korea, Yu Chung Lee moved to Las Vegas to attend Spring Valley High School and then UNLV. She is now a member of our educational staff and is the instructor for one of our dental administrative assisting…Read Full Bio

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