why dental assisting?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 the median pay was $17.76/hour or $36,940 per year. The job outlook is expected to grow by 18% which is much higher than average.

Now is a great time to be a dental assistant!

DASU has been training dental assistants for 11 years!

Dental assisting is the best career we know!


Here are the top reasons why we think you'll love it too...

• Bright outlook in a career that is expected to grow much faster than other occupations. Dental Assistants are in high demand! Click here for more information.

• Rare health care industry job where a degree is not a necessary requirement. Comprehensive training can be done in only 10 weeks with Dental Assisting School of Utah's program.

• Being a dental assistant is an excellent career on its own, but if you decide to pursue further education to become a dental hygienist or dentist, it will be considerably easier as you have accumulated experience in a dental office. You will have the edge over other students in terms of understanding and speed of training.

• Great work hours -- many Dental Assistants work part-time or only 4 days a week! It is a terrific profession for those who want to spend time with their growing families.

• Professional, clean and safe work environment where you will interact with different patients daily.

• Opportunities for advancement including work as dental office administrators, dental assisting instructors and even dental sales representatives.

• Active job where no two days are alike! Your daily routine will always vary and you'll learn many new skills along the way.

• The satisfaction of knowing you have made a positive impact in your patients' lives!