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Adminstrative Dental Office Assistant



The Dental Office Assistant course reflects the latest information on operating a dental office. It's logically organized to cover all of the various tasks an administrative dental assistant encounters. It includes CDT-5 Dental Codes, HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) and OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) guidelines, plus examples of key equipment, forms, and computer technology. A companion CD-ROM simulates dental practice management, offering opportunities to enter and update patient data, post payment and treatment procedures using dental codes, submit e-claims for payment, evaluate reports, and schedule appointments.

You'll also learn about patient care, as well as how to assist with dental office administrative duties. You will acquire the essential skills you need to become an entry-level administrative dental assistant.

Learn about:

  • Communication Skills and Telephone Techniques
  • Patient Relations
  • Dental Healthcare Team
  • Patient Clinical Records
  • Dental Patient Scheduling
  • Dental Insurance Processing
  • Inventory Management
  • Financial Arrangements and Collection Procedures
  • Bookkeeping Procedures: Accounts Receivable & Payable


Upon completion of this online dental office assistant course, students will have a better understanding of:

  • The Dental Assisting Profession
  • Patient Records Management
  • Financial Management
  • Bookkeeping Procedures
  • The Modern Dental Office


course quick facts
course code PRO3016
cost $1595.00
estimated time to
complete course
150 Hours
course materials
365 Days

Wendy Dalton