Pinnacle Institute

Dental Assistant School

Start your new career with Pinnacle’s dental assistant certification course today! Take the first step by requesting more information on this page, and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible. Learn more about our dental assistant class schedules, tuition assistance, additional certifications and more!

You don’t have to spend over $12,000 and a year and a half in school: Pinnacle’s Dental Assistant program is a third of the cost and the time.

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Prepare. Practice. Get Certified.

In the dental assistant certificate program, you will gain medical knowledge and training to prepare patients for:

  • Examination and treatment
  • X-rays
  • Sterilize/disinfect instruments and equipment
  • Provide post-operative instruction
  • Educate patients in proper oral healthcare
  • Prepare materials for impressions and restorations
  • Clerical and laboratory duties
  • Hands-on training taught by experienced instructors

Graduates of the Pinnacle Institute program in New Mexico will learn and prepare to take the Radiology Licensed Dental Assistant, or Licensed Dental Assistant Exam.


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Dental assistant in training

Dental Assisting Course Schedule:

Classroom portion of course held on Mondays & Wednesdays:
Morning Section: 9:30AM-12:30PM
Evening Section: 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM

13 weeks of clinical training are  arranged per dental practice availability.

We also occasionally offer accelerated, full time schedules. Please use the form below to get information about our next start dates for all our dental assisting course schedules!

Dental Assistant Program Information:

Dental and medical assistant training in New Mexico
Dental assistant students at Pinnacle Institute