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Dental Assisting?

The dental field is growing and highly trained and knowledgeable assistants are in high demand.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the dental assisting field is projected to grow by 19% from 2016 to 2026, which is much faster than the average job growth in other occupations. OceanPointe Dental Assisting Academy can teach you the dental theory and real-world skills you need to find success with this fast-growing career.

How to start?

You can enroll now and immediately start your online training (4 weeks), then prepare to do your hands-on clinical training for 8 weeks.

Campus Tour

OceanPointe facilities are beautiful and set up with all the equipment you would find in a dental office. 

Our facilities are designed to help you get comfortable with the dental office setting.

By the time you complete the 12 week course you will be confident in your ability to start working in a dental practice right away.

The Program

The learning experience has been strategically structured to build a required skill set with advanced techniques based on the modern practices of dentists.

Online Classes: First, you’ll complete the online classes whenever and wherever you want! You’re in the driver’s seat as you complete each module at your own pace. All online coursework must be completed first before being eligible for Hands-On Training.

Hands-On Training: Next, you will be trained through hands-on clinics in a real dental practice with real dental materials and technologies taught by real Dental Assistants! This reinforces your understanding of everything that was learned during the online classes. Hands-on training is taught by our highly qualified and seasoned instructors who’ve enjoyed successful careers as Dental Assistants.

Career Path

Because of our relationship with many reputable dental offices, it is not uncommon for students to find work before graduation. We will help you with externship and job guidance as the first step into your new career.

Student Support

  • School Branded Uniforms
  • School Catalog
  • Course books and reference materials
  • Tuition assistance programs
  • Android tablet for your online classes and exams.
  • Externship Placement
  • Job Placement Support
  • Outstanding experienced instructors and staff

Our classes both online and hands-on and are flexible for you to keep your current job and attend school.

Proud Partner

OceanPointe Dental Assisting Academy is proud of being empowered by the excellent relationships developed throughout 20 years that allow us to provide our students with a solid educational package on their career path.

Career Services

We’re committed to helping our students both during and after graduation. Once you graduate, we strive to help you in your job search.

With our lifetime job placement support and our extensive partner relationships with local communities and institutions, OceanPointe Dental Academy will make sure you always have the best resources for employment.

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Experienced Team

We are a team of dentists, hygienists and dental office managers  who work together to ensure that you receive the best education that you deserve.

Why OceanPointe?

OceanPointe Dental Academy provides students with a detailed hybrid education in modern dental practices, complete with hands-on training from practicing dental professionals in real-life dental offices.

Financial Aid and Affordable Payment Options are available.  With a 98% Graduation Rate, 97% Placement Rate, and instructors who actually work in the clinic, you could be starting your new career soon.

True Hands-on Experience Assisting a Real Dentist With Real Patients.

Every one of our students will assist a licensed dentist one-on-one in various dental procedures on real patients – not just on manikins. Clinical practice is performed on other students and real patients to enhance the learning experience – all under the watchful eyes of our instructors.

Affordable Tuition

Our learning model allows us to keep the cost of education extremely low. We offer financing with rates that are geared towards students.

Experienced Staff

We hire the most qualified and experienced instructors in town. All of our instructors are either distinguished dental assistants or dental professionals.

Convenient Schedule

We offer multiple locations and times, including Saturdays. Students will complete reading assignments and online quizzes during the week. This allows flexibility for our students to continue working while being prepared for their next career.

Digital Radiography Training & Beyond

Our students learn to take digital radiographs on state-of-the-art X-ray machines as well as with traditional film. Every OceanPointe campus across the country has all the latest modern technology to train students to take excellent intraoral and extraoral radiographs.

OceanPointe Dental Assisting Academy has easy hands-on Dental Assisting classes.

We help you get a job in a dental office at the end of our program. With Job Placement Assistance and a high pass pass rate just about anyone can start a new career in dental assisting. We have low tuition and affordable payment options so you can afford to start your dental assisting career today, view Cost & Payment Options here.

Dental Assistant
Program Benefits

There are many reasons to become a Dental assistant.

Work Anywhere In The State

We are licensed and regulated by the Pennsylvania state department of education and commonwealth governance for post-secondary education, so our graduates receive the same certificates as to any other school in the state. Our students can practice as dental assistants at any office in this state!

Valuable and Versatile

Dental assistants aren’t limited to general practice. They can work in orthodontics, oral surgery, pediatrics, and plenty more specialty offices within the dental community!

Positive Job Outlook

Per the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of dental assistants is projected to grow 19 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. For more information, please visit


Are you ready to embark on a fast-paced career in dentistry, but you don’t want to spend years in school? If your answer is yes, the exciting field of dental assisting may be for you.

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We are proud to provide the most comprehensive dental assisting program nationwide, our students receive knowledge from prestigious members of the dental community and practice hands-on with state of the art equipment at each of our locations. We take your future seriously.