Dental Assisting Academy

Dental Assisting Academy

Make Smiles!

Explore our hands-on, state-of-the-art lab facilities preparing future dental technicians, dental hygienists, and dental assistants. Foundational coursework jump-starts students in one of three dental-related career fields – dental technology, dental hygiene and dental assisting.

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Available at:

DEN-110: Dental Terminology

DEN-120: Dental Anatomy

DEN-130: Head & Neck Anatomy

HSC-107: Professionals in Health

HSC-205: Exploration of Health Careers

HSC-210: Health Skills I


Exact courses may vary. Contact your high school counselor or nearest Kirkwood location for full details.

Average Salaries

Dental Assistant
$39,900

Dental Hygienist
$68,700

Dentist
$193,100


Based on available Iowa salary data at www.bls.gov.

If you are planning to transfer to a four-year college or university after attending Kirkwood, specific transfer information can be found here.