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The Dental Assisting Program is an intense nine-month experience that exposes the student to all areas of the Dental Assisting profession. Dental assistants perform a variety of functions in the dental office setting. These include patient care procedures, patient management, dental office communications and business transactions, and dental laboratory duties. The dental assistant is an integral part of the dental profession. A dental assistant may seek employment in a dental office, dental clinic, dental insurance company, dental laboratory, and a dental supply company.

Prior to graduation, the DA students take the Dental Assistant National Boards and receive job readiness skills. Upon graduation, the students are prepared to become licensed dental assistants in the State of Massachusetts.


STI Current Placement


STI Current Certification

Dental Assisting Skills

Dental Specialty Assisting (Oral Surgery, Endodontics, Periodontics, Pedodontics, Orthodontics, Implantology)

Expanded Functions

Dental laboratory procedures

Dental Practice Management

Sterilization and Instrument Care

Digital and Traditional Radiology

Patient Management

Job Readiness

Employment Opportunities:

Chairside Assistant (Speciality and General)
Dental Office Administrative Assistant
Dental Supply Companies

Public Health Agencies


Starts every September

Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 2:10 PM Classroom
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Clinical (Clinical hours may vary)

Dental Assisting Program Approval & Accreditation

Southeastern Technical Institute

is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education

7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325 Atlanta, GA 30350



Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education

Office for Career/Vocational Technical Education

75 Pleasant Street
Malden, MA 02148-4906

American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation

211 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611