“I graduated Northwest as a Dental Assistant and I can say my experience was excellent. I got the chance to meet new people and make new friends. I want to thank everyone that works at Northwest for being so great. I am recommending Northwest to all of my friends!”

Leticia Rios – Dental Assisting Graduate

Dental Assistant School in Las Vegas

Two female students of dental assisting program.
Dental assistant group photo
Dental assistant at training.

Why Dental Assisting at Northwest Career College?

  Graduate in as little as 9 months

Northwest’s schedule allows you to attend Dental Assisting training, care for family and have a balanced life in Las Vegas while advancing towards your new career.

  Students are our priority

Northwest’s student-centered philosophy means that you come first in our Dental Assistant School in Las Vegas.

  91% national exam pass rate

Although you do not have to be licensed in Nevada to be a Dental Assistant, at Northwest’s Dental Assisting training prepares our students to take their national exams as they move into their professional discipline.

  Hands-on instruction in all facets of Dental Assisting

You will work with established, seasoned instructors to learn every aspect of dental assisting.

  Flexible Dental Assisting class schedules that fit your life

Northwest Career College offers morning & night classes to accommodate your Las Vegas work and family schedule.

  Eight complete operatories for exceptional training

X-ray training on Digital, Portable, Hand-Held and Traditional Units.

  Work on your own laptop for exceptional training

Each student is provided a laptop for easy internet and online class access.

  Committed job placement team on campus

Northwest’s Career Services team works with you to help you find the best Dental Assisting employment opportunity in Las Vegas that fits your needs.

  Financial aid is available to those who qualify



Dental Assisting

Are you ready to start your new career? It takes just 5 minutes.

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Call (702) 254-7577 or fill out the form below.

  • Love what you do
  • Get hands-on training
  • Work in dental offices
  • Lifetime job placement assistance
  • Make good money
  • Day & night classes
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"Everything was great! At my externship, there was another extern from a different school. I was so far ahead of where she was that I knew I'd made the very best decision to go to Northwest Career College!"

Danielle Moody-
Dental Assisting Graduate


"My dream is to become a Dental Hygienist Las Vegas so becoming a Dental Assistant was a natural first step. Since I graduated from Northwest, I work as an orthodontist assistant making good money doing something I enjoy."

Amber Grieco-
Dental Assisting Graduate


"I really enjoyed attending school at Northwest. My teacher made every day fun while learning about an amazing career! If you want to be a Dental Assistant, come to Northwest. It's the best!"

Kylee Miller -
Dental Assisting Graduate

Hands-On Morning & Evening Classes - Blended With Online Training - Lifetime Job Place Assistance

What do you have to lose? Get started today!

Why Dental

Why Dental Assisting?

As an RDA, most importantly you are working with a team of dental professionals to help patients achieve maximum oral health. The high degree of interaction between Dental Assistants and patients results in a great deal of personal satisfaction in helping people in need.

Dental Demand

High Demand Career

Employment for Dental Assistants is expected to grow 19 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations according to the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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A Great Life

On average, a Dental Assistant earns $38,660 to $54,800 a year with more than half of working Dental Assistants earning far more according to the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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Putting Superior Training First

The Dental Assisting Las Vegas Program at Northwest Career College prepares students to work in any type of dental office. Our expansive, 8 operatories lab provide students with training in traditional film x-ray, contemporary digital x-ray and cutting edge mobile x-ray. No other Dental Assistant program offers this type of advanced training. In addition to the academic and hands-on training, Dental Assisting students travel through the valley for a variety of informative and interactive field trips. There's never a dull moment in the Dental Assisting Program.

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For more information about your new Dental Assisting career, contact the admissions office:

C: (702) 254-7577

E: admissions@northwestcareercollege.edu





Tuition, Fees and Financial Aid

Dental Assisting Total Cost Breakdown (US DOE CIP CODE: 51.0601)
Term 1
Tuition $6,642.00
Registration Fee $100.00
Laptop $500.00
Class and Clinic Uniform $125.00
Educational Materials & References $185.00
Total $7,552.00
Term 2
Tuition $6,642.00
Educational Materials & References $185.00
Certification Exam $120.00
Total $6,947.00
Total Amount: $14,499.00

For information about financial aid available at Northwest Career College, please visit our Financial Aid page located under Student Services tab.

More Information about the Profession

For more information about the Dental Assisting profession (SOC 31-9091) Click Here to review the Summary Report for Dental Assistants at O*Net Online

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