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Day & Evening Classes Available!

* Not all campuses offer evening classes, contact MTI for more information on class schedules.

Dental Assistant Program at MTI

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The Dental Assisting Program at MTI uses hands-on training to teach you how to provide clinical and clerical support to dentists. For dental assistant certification, you will prepare to take two of the three DANB (Dental Assisting National Board) certification exams.

Dental assistant classes at MTI will train you in the following:

  • Restorative Dentistry & Dental Charting
  • Dental Radiology & Office Administration
  • Dental Specialties & Preventative Dentistry
  • And more!
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How Can MTI Change Your Life?

“When I chose MTI, I was looking for something that would benefit me as a learner. I get lecture, but I want to be able to do it hands-on. Here in the lab, I got to be hands-on and learn everything.”


Dental Assisting Graduate

“Without the training from MTI, I definitely wouldn’t have this life. It’s a good steppingstone. You can get your foot into a great working place and then build your career from there.”

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Dental Assisting School at MTI

MTI’s accredited dental assistant program combines classroom theory and hands-on lab instruction to train you in both clinical & administrative duties, including:


  • Radiographs & Impressions
  • Equipment Sterilization
  • Lab Work
  • X-Ray Procedures
  • Patient Education


What Makes MTI Different?

Hands-On Focused

Get training in labs that simulate real dental environments

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Accelerated Training

Complete your training in less than a year

Experienced Instructors

All MTI instructors have real-world experience in the dental field

Flexible Class Schedules

Choose class times that work for your busy schedule

Employment Preparation

Learn the skills required for entry-level employment

Career Placement Services

All qualified graduates receive career placement assistance

Resources to Help You Grow & Succeed

Financial Aid & Scholarships*

FREE Tutoring & Employment Prep

Career Placement Services*

Community Events To Help Give Back

Childcare & Housing Location Assistance

Campus Events To Make New Connections

*Financial aid, scholarships, and career placement services available to those who qualify.

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Find a Dental Assistant School Near You

Moline, IL

3620 Avenue of the Cities, Moline, IL 61265
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How Do MTI Students Pay for School?


Received Financial Aid


Received Grants From the Federal Government

Source: IPEDS Data for Midwest Technical Institute - Illinois

Start Your Dental Assistant Training at MTI

A JOB is just a place you go to work—a CAREER is a path that moves you forward.

It’s time to TRADE UP! Trade your job for a career in the dental field with hands-on career training at MTI.

Change your life in less than a year with hands-on dental assistant training at MTI.

*MTI cannot and does not guarantee a student will obtain employment.

*Not all programs & courses are available at all campus locations.


Satellite Locations

Missouri CDL Range

1551 S. Empire Avenue, Springfield, MO 65802

Illinois CDL Range

4600 Rodger St. Springfield, IL 62703
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