Diploma Program


Comprehensive Dental Assisting Program

Dental Assisting is a great career choice for someone who enjoys personal interactions with patients.  As a Dental Assistant, technical skills along with a caring personality are needed to help patients feel more comfortable while receiving dental treatments. Dental Assistants perform a wide range of duties and are a vital part of making any dental office successful.

Upon successful completion of this program at the Academy of Dental Assisting at MedQuest College, students are awarded a diploma in Comprehensive Dental Assisting along with certifications in X-ray and CPR.

Areas of study include:

  • Clinical Dental Assisting
  • Dental Radiography–digital x-rays and film x-rays
  • Dental Specialties
  • Expanded Duties Dental Assisting–placing fillings and making temporary crowns
  • Dental Sciences
  • Dental Communications and Scheduling
  • Dental Insurance Billing and Coding
  • Dental Recall and Treatment Planning
  • CPR- certification by the American Heart Association for healthcare providers
  • Kentucky Certification in Radiation Safety and Technique
  • Indiana Certification in Radiation Safety and Technique
  • Professional development – to get you job ready!
  • 300 externship hours in a working dental office.
  • Placement services to assist you in finding your dream job.

Career choices

Get Started

It is very easy to get started in our small hands-on dental assisting classes which are forming now in our two dental assistant school campuses in KY serving the Louisville and Lexington metropolitan areas.  Start by Requesting More Information to begin your new career as a dental assistant.